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Hormospongia labyrinthica

Demospongea - Vaceletida - Verticillitidae

Taxonomy
Hormospongia labyrinthica was named by Rigby and Blodgett (1983). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is UA 2459, an other, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is USGS 10062-SD, McGrath A5 Quadrangle, which is in an Eifelian carbonate limestone in the Cheeneetnuk Formation of Alaska.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Hormospongia labyrinthica Rigby and Blodgett pp. 776 - 780 figs. 3, 4M-Q, T
2009Hormospongia labyrinthica Rigby et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
RankNameAuthor
orderVaceletida
familyVerticillitidaeSteinmann 1882
genusHormospongia
specieslabyrinthica

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