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Wongaspongia

Hexactinellida - Lyssacinosa - Pyruspongiidae

Taxonomy
Wongaspongia was named by Rigby and Webby (1988) [Sepkoski's age data: O u]. It is not extant. Its type is Wongaspongia minor.

It was assigned to Pyruspongiidae by Rigby and Webby (1988); and to Lyssacinosida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Wongaspongia Rigby and Webby
2002Wongaspongia Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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