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Phymaplectia

Demospongea - Tetralithistida - Theonellidae

Taxonomy
Phymaplectia was named by Hinde (1883) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sn]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Phymaplectia Hinde
2002Phymaplectia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Phymaplectia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
orderTetralithistidaLagneau-Hérenger 1962
RankNameAuthor
suborderTetracladinaZittel 1878
familyTheonellidaeLendenfeld 1904
subfamilyPhymaplectiinae
genusPhymaplectiaHinde 1883

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