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Demospongea - Tetralithistida - Corallistidae

Pycnoclonella was named by Lagneau-Herenger (1962) [Sepkoski's age data: K Apti Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Pycnoclonella dactyliformis.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Pycnoclonella Lagneau-Herenger
2002Pycnoclonella Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Pycnoclonella Finks et al.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
orderTetralithistidaLagneau-Hérenger 1962
suborderDicranocladinaSchrammen 1924
familyCorallistidaeSollas 1888
subfamilyGignouxiinaeDe Laubenfels

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