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Sheldonia trabecula

Hexactinellida - Lyssacinosa - Euplectellidae

Taxonomy
Regadrella trabecula was named by Rigby (1981). It is not extant. Its type locality is TU 869 Brooks Swamp, which is in a Bartonian/Priabonian marine claystone in the Castle Hayne Formation of North Carolina. It is the type species of Sheldonia.

It was recombined as Sheldonia trabecula by Finks et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Regadrella trabecula Rigby
2011Sheldonia trabecula Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderLyssacinosaZittel 1877
RankNameAuthor
familyEuplectellidaeGray 1867
genusSheldonia
speciestrabecula()

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