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Saetaspongia

Hexactinellida - Reticulosa - Protospongiidae

Taxonomy
Saetaspongia was named by Mehl and Reitner (1993) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1214]. It is not extant. Its type is Saetaspongia densa.

It was assigned to Reticulosa by Sepkoski (2002); to Protospongiidae by Finks et al. (2004); and to Porifera by Bambach et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Saetaspongia Mehl and Reitner
2002Saetaspongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Saetaspongia Finks et al.
2007Saetaspongia Bambach et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderReticulosaReid 1958
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyProtospongioideaHinde 1887
familyProtospongiidaeHinde 1887
genusSaetaspongiaMehl and Reitner 1993

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