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Toomeyospongia

Hexactinellida - Lyssacinosa - Toomeyospongiidae

Taxonomy
Toomeyospongia was named by Rigby et al. (1982) [Sepkoski's age data: P Guad-u Sepkoski's reference number: 229]. Its type is Toomeyospongia apachensis.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Toomeyospongia Rigby et al. p. 317
2002Toomeyospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Toomeyospongia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderLyssacinosaZittel 1877
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyBrachiospongioidea
familyToomeyospongiidaeFinks and Rigby 2004
genusToomeyospongia

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