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Pachycothon

Demospongea - Megalithistida - Carterellidae

Taxonomy
Pachycothon was named by Schrammen (1901) [Sepkoski's age data: J u K Camp-l]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1901Pachycothon Schrammen
2002Pachycothon Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Pachycothon Finks et al. p. 257

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
orderMegalithistida
RankNameAuthor
suborderHelomorinaSchrammen 1924
familyCarterellidaeSchrammen 1901
subfamilyIsoraphiniinaeSchrammen 1924
genusPachycothonSchrammen 1901

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