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Pyruspongia

Hexactinellida - Lyssacinosa - Pyruspongiidae

Taxonomy
Pyruspongia was named by Rigby (1971) [Sepkoski's age data: O Ashg-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Pyruspongia ruga.

It was assigned to Pyruspongiidae by Rigby (1971); and to Lyssacinosida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Pyruspongia Rigby
2002Pyruspongia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderLyssacinosaZittel 1877
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyBrachiospongioidea
familyPyruspongiidae
genusPyruspongia

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