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Sphinctonella

Calcarea - Calcaronea - Sphaerocoeliidae

Taxonomy
Sphinctonella was named by Hurcewicz (1975) [Sepkoski's age data: J Oxfo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 941]. It is not extant. Its type is Sphinctonella trestiani.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Sphinctonella Hurcewicz
2002Sphinctonella Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Sphinctonella Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classCalcareaBowerbank 1864
orderCalcaroneaBidder 1898
RankNameAuthor
orderSphaerocoeliidaVacelet 1979
familySphaerocoeliidaeSteinmann 1882
genusSphinctonella

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