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Helminthophyllum

Demospongea - Helminthophyllidae

Taxonomy
Helminthophyllum was named by Schrammen (1937) [Sepkoski's age data: J Kimm-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Helminthophyllum feifeli.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Helminthophyllum Schrammen
2002Helminthophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Helminthophyllum Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
RankNameAuthor
subclassChoristida(Sollas 1888)
familyHelminthophyllidaeSchrammen 1937
genusHelminthophyllumSchrammen 1937

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