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Kalimnospongia

Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa - Wareembaiidae

Taxonomy
Kalimnospongia was named by Rigby and Webby (1988) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Kalimnospongia pertusa.

It was assigned to Pelicaspongiidae by Rigby and Webby (1988); to Amphidiscosa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Wareembaiidae by Finks et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Kalimnospongia Rigby and Webby
2002Kalimnospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Kalimnospongia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
subclassHexasterophoraSchulze 1886
RankNameAuthor
orderHexactinosaSchrammen 1903
superfamilyPileolitoideaFinks 1960
familyWareembaiidae
genusKalimnospongia

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