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Divaricospongia

Hexactinellida - Lyssacinosa - Stiodermatidae

Taxonomy
Divaricospongia was named by Rigby and Maher (1995) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ludl-u]. It is not extant. Its type is Divaricospongia dilata.

It was assigned to Lyssacinosida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Stiodermatidae by Finks et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1995Divaricospongia Rigby and Maher
2002Divaricospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Divaricospongia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderLyssacinosaZittel 1877
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyBrachiospongioidea
familyStiodermatidae
genusDivaricospongia

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available