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Heteractinida -

Heteractinida was named by Hinde (1888) [Variably assigned to an order or class. Class according to Rigby et al. (2005).].

It was reranked as the order Heteractinida by Rigby and Keyes (1998).

It was assigned to Porifera by Finks et al. (2004); and to Calcarea by Rigby and Keyes (1998), Sepkoski (2002) and Skovsted (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Heteractinida Hinde
1998Heteractinida Rigby and Keyes p. 2
2002Heteractinida Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Heteractinida Finks et al. p. 557
2006Heteractinida Skovsted p. 1098

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHeteractinidaHinde 1888
classHeteractinidaHinde 1888

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