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Chaetetes

Demospongea - Chaetetida - Chaetetidae

Taxonomy
Chaetetes was named by Fischer von Waldheim (1829) [Sepkoski's age data: O Ashg-l P]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1829Chaetetes Fischer von Waldheim
1981Chaetetes Hill
2002Chaetetes 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
genusChaetetesFischer von Waldheim 1829

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