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Hexactinellida - Lyssacinosa - Euplectellidae

Cypellospongia was named by Rigby and Gosney (1983) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Olen-u Sepkoski's reference number: 228]. Its type is Cypellospongia fimbriartis.

It was assigned to Euplectellidae by Rigby and Gosney (1983); to Lyssacinosida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Taegerinae by Finks et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Cypellospongia Rigby and Gosney p. 789
2002Cypellospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Cypellospongia Finks et al. p. 451

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderLyssacinosaZittel 1877
familyEuplectellidaeGray 1867
subfamilyTaegerinaeSchulze 1887

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available