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Chaunactis kaera

Demospongea - Spirosclerophorida - Haplistiidae

Taxonomy
Chaunactis kaera was named by Hurcewicz (1982). It is not extant. Its type locality is Hyrnefjellet, Hornsund, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in the Kapp Starostin Formation of Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Chaunactis kaera Hurcewicz

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
orderSpirosclerophoridaReid 1963
RankNameAuthor
suborderRhizomorinaZittel 1895
familyHaplistiidaede Laubenfels 1955
genusChaunactis
specieskaera

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