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Halichondrites

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Halichondritidae

Taxonomy
Halichondrites was named by Walcott (1920) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm mMid-u O Trem Sepkoski's reference number: 766,883,1066].

It was assigned to Haplosclerida by Sepkoski (2002); to Halichondritidae by Rigby and Collins (2004); to Demospongia by Bambach et al. (2007); and to Porifera by Caron and Jackson (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1920Halichondrites Walcott
2002Halichondrites Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Halichondrites Rigby and Collins
2007Halichondrites Bambach et al. p. S80
2008Halicondrites Caron and Jackson p. 226

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
RankNameAuthor
orderProtomonaxonida
familyHalichondritidaeRigby 1986
genusHalichondritesWalcott 1920

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