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Spongites

Rhodophyceae - Corallinales - Corallinaceae

Taxonomy
Spongites was named by Kützing (1841). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Corallinaceae by Moussavian (1984); and to Mastophoroideae by Bailey and Chapman (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Spongites Kützing
1984Spongites Moussavian
1998Spongites Bailey and Chapman p. 694

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
subkingdomBiliphytaCavalier-Smith 1981
phylumRhodophytaWettstein 1922
classRhodophyceaeRuprecht 1851
RankNameAuthor
orderCorallinalesSilva and Johansen 1986
familyCorallinaceaeLamouroux 1816
subfamilyMastophoroideaeSetchell 1943
genusSpongitesKützing 1841

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