Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections


Demospongea - Hadromerida - Acanthochaetetidae

Acanthochaetetes was named by Fischer (1970) [Sepkoski's age data: K Apti R Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is extant. Its type is Acanthochaetetes seunesi.

It was assigned to Acanthochaetetidae by Reitner and Engeser (1983); and to Tabulospongida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Acanthochaetetes Fischer
1976Tabulospongia Mori
1983Acanthochaetetes Reitner and Engeser
2002Acanthochaetetes Sepkoski, Jr.

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassTetractinomorphaLévi 1956
orderHadromeridaTopsent 1898
familyAcanthochaetetidaeFischer 1970
genusAcanthochaetetesFischer 1970

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