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Demospongea - Chaetetida - Chaetetidae

Litophyllum was named by Etheridge (1899) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1899Litophyllum Etheridge
1981Litophyllum Hill
2002Litophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
orderChaetetidaOkulitch 1936
familyChaetetidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
subfamilyChaetetinaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1849
genusLitophyllumEtheridge 1899

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