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Demospongea - Chaetetida - Chaetetidae

Blastochaetetes was named by Dietrich (1919) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn-u K Maes Sepkoski's reference number: 691]. It is not extant. Its type is Chaetetes capilliformis.

It was assigned to Chaetetidae by Hill (1981); and to Tabulospongida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Blastochaetetes Dietrich
1981Blastochaetetes Hill
2002Blastochaetetes Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
orderChaetetidaOkulitch 1936
familyChaetetidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
genusBlastochaetetesDietrich 1919

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