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Platychonia

Demospongea - Spirosclerophorida - Platychoniidae

Taxonomy
Platychonia was named by Zittel (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: J Plie T Mi]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Platychonia Zittel
2002Platychonia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Platychonia Finks et al. p. 294

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
RankNameAuthor
orderSpirosclerophoridaReid 1963
suborderRhizomorinaZittel 1895
familyPlatychoniidaeSchrammen 1924
genusPlatychoniaZittel 1878

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