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Rhizotetraclis

Demospongea - Tetralithistida - Protetraclisidae

Taxonomy
Rhizotetraclis was named by Kolb (1910) [Sepkoski's age data: J Kimm-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Rhizotetraclis plana.

It was assigned to Tetracladina by Mehl and Fürsich (1997); to Lithistida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Protetraclisidae by Finks et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Rhizotetraclis Kolb
1997Rhizotetraclis Mehl and Fürsich
2002Rhizotetraclis Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Rhizotetraclis Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
RankNameAuthor
orderTetralithistidaLagneau-Hérenger 1962
suborderTetracladinaZittel 1878
familyProtetraclisidaeSchrammen 1924
genusRhizotetraclisKolb 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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available