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Himatella

Demospongea - Agelasida - Sestrostomellidae

Taxonomy
Himatella was named by Zittel (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn Sepkoski's reference number: 978]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Himatella Zittel
2002Himatella Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Himatella Finks et al. p. 613

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
RankNameAuthor
orderAgelasidaVerrill 1907
familySestrostomellidaeLaubenfels 1955
genusHimatellaZittel 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