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Erylus

Demospongea - Ancorinida - Geodiidae

Taxonomy
Erylus was named by Gray (1867) [Sepkoski's age data: Q Plei R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Astrophorida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Geodiidae by Pisera et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1867Erylus Gray
2002Erylus Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Erylus Pisera et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassChoristida(Sollas 1888)
RankNameAuthor
orderAncorinidaReid 1968
familyGeodiidaeGray 1867
genusErylusGray 1867

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