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Demospongea - Tetralithistida - Phymaraphiniidae

Pholidocladia was named by Hinde (1884) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sn]. It is not extant. Its type is Pholidocladia dichotoma.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Pholidocladia Hinde
2002Pholidocladia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Pholidocladia Finks et al.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
orderTetralithistidaLagneau-Hérenger 1962
suborderTetracladinaZittel 1878
familyPhymaraphiniidaeSchrammen 1910
genusPholidocladiaHinde 1884

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