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Hunanospongia

Hexactinellida - Reticulosa - Protospongiidae

Taxonomy
Hunanospongia was named by Qian and Ding (1988) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Tomm-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1006]. It is not extant. Its type is Hunanospongia delicata.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Hunanospongia Qian and Ding
2002Hunanospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Hunanospongia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderReticulosaReid 1958
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyProtospongioideaHinde 1887
familyProtospongiidaeHinde 1887
genusHunanospongiaQian and Ding 1988

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