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Chilcaia bimuralis

Heteractinida - Octactinellida - Eiffeliidae

Taxonomy
Chilcaia bimuralis was named by Carrera (1994). It is not extant. Its type locality is Cerro La Chilca, Jachal, which is in a Llanvirn open shallow subtidal limestone in the San Juan Formation of Argentina. It is the type species of Chilcaia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1994Chilcaia bimuralis Carrera

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHeteractinidaHinde 1888
orderOctactinellidaHinde 1887
RankNameAuthor
familyEiffeliidaeRigby 1986
genusChilcaia
speciesbimuralis

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