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Verticillites

Demospongea - Vaceletida - Verticillitidae

Taxonomy
Verticillites is a genus. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Verticillitidae, Verticillitinae.

It was assigned to Verticillitida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Verticillitinae by Finks et al. (2004).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Verticillites Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Verticillites Finks et al. p. 712

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
RankNameAuthor
orderVaceletida
familyVerticillitidaeSteinmann 1882
subfamilyVerticillitinaeSteinmann 1882
genusVerticillites

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