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Sestrostomella

Demospongea - Agelasida - Sestrostomellidae

Taxonomy
Sestrostomella was named by Zittel (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi-u K Albi-u Sepkoski's reference number: 978]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Sestrostomellidae.

It was assigned to Pharetronida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Sestrostomellidae by Finks et al. (2004) and Amirhassankhani et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Sestrostomella Zittel
2002Sestrostomella Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Sestrostomella Finks et al. p. 611
2014Sestrostomella Amirhassankhani et al. p. 296

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