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Vaurealispongia

Hexactinellida - Amphidiscosa - Pelicaspongiidae

Taxonomy
Vaurealispongia was named by Rigby (1974) [Sepkoski's age data: O Ashg-l S Wenl Sepkoski's reference number: 230]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Pelicaspongiidae by Rigby et al. (1979); and to Lyssacinosida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Vaurealispongia Rigby
1979Vaurealispongia Rigby et al.
2002Vaurealispongia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
RankNameAuthor
orderAmphidiscosaSchrammen 1924
familyPelicaspongiidaeRigby 1970
genusVaurealispongiaRigby 1974

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