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Diaplectia

Calcarea - Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae

Taxonomy
Diaplectia was named by Hinde (1884) [Sepkoski's age data: J Aale J Oxfo-u]. It is not extant. Its type is Diaplectia auricula.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Diaplectia Hinde
2002Diaplectia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Diaplectia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classCalcareaBowerbank 1864
orderCalcaroneaBidder 1898
RankNameAuthor
orderStellispongiida
familyStellispongiidaeDe Laubenfels 1955
subfamilyStellispongiinaeDe Laubenfels 1955
genusDiaplectiaHinde 1884

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