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Chaetetella

Demospongea - Chaetetida - Chaetetidae

Taxonomy
Chaetetella was named by Sokolov (1962) [Sepkoski's age data: O Ashg-l C Pn]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Chaetetella Sokolov
1981Chaetetella Hill
2002Chaetetella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
orderChaetetidaOkulitch 1936
RankNameAuthor
familyChaetetidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
subfamilyChaetetinaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1849
genusChaetetellaSokolov 1962

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