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Opetionella

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Sollasellidae

Taxonomy
Opetionella was named by Zittel (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: J l]. It is not extant. Its type is Opetionella radians.

It was assigned to Demospongia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Sollasellidae by Finks et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Opetionella Zittel
2002Opetionella Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Opetionella Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
RankNameAuthor
orderProtomonaxonida
familySollasellidaevon Lendenfeld 1887
genusOpetionellaZittel 1878

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