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Placoscytus

Demospongea - Tetralithistida - Theonellidae

Taxonomy
Placoscytus was named by Schrammen (1910) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp-u]. It is not extant.

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1901Sollasella Schrammen
1910Placoscytus Schrammen
2002Placoscytus Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Placoscytus 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
subfamilyTheonellinaevon Lendenfeld 1904
genusPlacoscytus

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