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Pachysalax

Demospongea - Spirosclerophorida - Azoricidae

Taxonomy
Pachysalax was named by Schrammen (1910) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1021]. It is not extant. Its type is Pachysalax processifer.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Pachysalax Schrammen
2002Pachysalax Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Pachysalax Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
orderSpirosclerophoridaReid 1963
RankNameAuthor
suborderRhizomorinaZittel 1895
superfamilyAzoricoideaSollas 1888
familyAzoricidaeSollas 1888
subfamilySiphonidiinaeLendenfeld 1904
genusPachysalax

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