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Alectona

Demospongea - Clavulina - Clionaidae

Taxonomy
Alectona was named by Carter (1879) [Sepkoski's age data: Q Plei R]. It is extant.

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

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Alectona Carter
2002Alectona Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Alectona Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
RankNameAuthor
orderClavulinaVosmaer 1887
familyClionaidaed'Orbigny 1851
genusAlectonaCarter 1879

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