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Demospongea - Tetralithistida - Cylindrophymatidae

Coscinodiscus was named by Schrammen (1937) [Sepkoski's age data: J u]. It is not extant.

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

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

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
orderTetralithistidaLagneau-Hérenger 1962
suborderDidymmorinaRauff 1893
familyCylindrophymatidaeSchrammen 1936
genusCoscinodiscusSchrammen 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.

No diagnoses are available