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Seliscothon

Demospongea - Spirosclerophorida - Seliscothonidae

Taxonomy
Seliscothon was named by Zittel (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: K Apti K Camp-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant.

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

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

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
orderSpirosclerophoridaReid 1963
RankNameAuthor
suborderRhizomorinaZittel 1895
superfamilyScleritodermatoideaSollas 1888
familySeliscothonidaeSchrammen 1924
genusSeliscothonZittel 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