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Multistella

Demospongea - Anthaspidellidae

Taxonomy
Multistella was named by Finks (1960) [Sepkoski's age data: P Guad-l Sepkoski's reference number: 203]. Its type is Multistella porosa.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Multistella Finks p. 61
2002Multistella Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Multistella Finks et al. p. 85

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
RankNameAuthor
suborderOrchocladinaRauff 1895
familyAnthaspidellidaeMiller 1889
genusMultistella

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