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Farrea

Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa - Farreidae

Taxonomy
Farrea was named by Bowerbank (1862) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi-u R]. It is extant. Its type is Farrea occa. It is the type genus of Farreidae.

It was assigned to Farreidae by Rigby and Albi (1996); and to Hexactinosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1862Farrea Bowerbank
1996Farrea Rigby and Albi p. 910
2002Farrea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
subclassHexasterophoraSchulze 1886
RankNameAuthor
orderHexactinosaSchrammen 1903
suborderClavulariaSchulze 1885
familyFarreidaeSchulze 1885
genusFarreaBowerbank 1862

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