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Demospongea - Anthaspidellidae

Rhopalocoelia was named by Raymond and Okulitch (1940). Its type is Rhopalocoelia clarkii.

It was assigned to Lithistida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Anthaspidellidae by Rigby and Desrochers (1995) and Finks et al. (2004).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1940Rhopalocoelia Raymond and Okulitch
1995Rhopalocoelia Rigby and Desrochers
2002Rhopalocoelia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Rhopalocoelia Finks et al. p. 96

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
suborderOrchocladinaRauff 1895
familyAnthaspidellidaeMiller 1889
genusRhopalocoeliaRaymond and Okulitch 1940

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.

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