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Demospongea - Tetralithistida - Theonellidae

Pliegatella was named by Brimaud and Vachard (1986) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-u-l Sepkoski's reference number: 698]. It is not extant. Its type is Pliegatella genovefae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Pliegatella Brimaud and Vachard
2002Pliegatella Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Pliegatella Finks et al.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
orderTetralithistidaLagneau-Hérenger 1962
suborderTetracladinaZittel 1878
familyTheonellidaeLendenfeld 1904
subfamilyAcrochordoniinaeSchrammen 1910

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