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Demospongea - Vaceletida - Cheilosporitiidae

Cheilosporites was named by Wähner (1903) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Nori Tr Rhae Sepkoski's reference number: 941,1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Cheilosporites tirolensis. It is the type genus of Cheilosporitiidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Cheilosporites Wähner
2002Cheilosporites Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Cheilosporites Finks et al. p. 710

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassCeractinomorphaLevi 1953
familyCheilosporitiidaeFischer 1962
genusCheilosporitesWähner 1903

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