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Hexactinellida - Reticulosa

Valospongia was named by Rigby (1971) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm uMid-m Sepkoski's reference number: 225,766]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Lyssacinosida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Dierespongioidea by Rigby et al. (2010).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Valospongia Rigby
2002Valospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Valospongia Rigby et al.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderReticulosaReid 1958
superfamilyDierespongioideaRigby and Gutschick 1976
genusValospongiaRigby 1971

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.

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