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Pelicaspongia

Hexactinellida - Amphidiscosa - Pelicaspongiidae

Taxonomy
Pelicaspongia was named by Rigby (1970) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ludl D Fras Sepkoski's reference number: 230]. It is not extant. Its type is Pelicaspongia sterea.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Pelicaspongia Rigby
2002Pelicaspongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Pelicaspongia Finks et al.

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

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