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Demospongea - Spirosclerophorida - Cnemidiastridae

Cucumaltina was named by Brimaud and Vachard (1986) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-u-l Sepkoski's reference number: 698]. It is not extant. Its type is Cucumaltina placocephalus.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Cucumaltina Brimaud and Vachard
2002Cucumaltina Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Cucumaltina Finks et al.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
orderSpirosclerophoridaReid 1963
suborderRhizomorinaZittel 1895
familyCnemidiastridaeSchrammen 1924

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