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Stelletta

Demospongea - Ancorinida - Ancorinidae

Taxonomy
Stelletta was named by Schmidt (1862) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sn R]. It is extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1862Stelletta Schmidt
2002Stelletta Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Stelletta Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassChoristida(Sollas 1888)
RankNameAuthor
orderAncorinidaReid 1968
familyAncorinidaeSchmidt 1870
subfamilyStellettinaeCarter 1875
genusStellettaSchmidt 1862

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