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Megalodictyon

Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa - Euretidae

Taxonomy
Megalodictyon was named by Oppliger (1926). Its type is Megalodictyon fretreulensis.

It was assigned to Hexactinosa by Pisera (1997); and to Chonelasmatinae by Finks et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Megalodictyon Oppliger
1997Megalodictyon Pisera p. 57
2004Megalodictyon Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
subclassHexasterophoraSchulze 1886
RankNameAuthor
orderHexactinosaSchrammen 1903
familyEuretidaeZittel 1877
subfamilyChonelasmatinaeSchrammen 1912
genusMegalodictyonOppliger 1926

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