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Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa - Aphrocallistidae

Aphrocallistes was named by Gray (1858) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi R Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Aphrocallistes Gray
1872Badinskia Pomel
2002Aphrocallistes Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Aphrocallistes Finks et al. p. 501

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
subclassHexasterophoraSchulze 1886
orderHexactinosaSchrammen 1903
familyAphrocallistidaeGray 1867
genusAphrocallistesGray 1858

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