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Hexactinella

Hexactinellida - Hexactinosa - Tretodictyidae

Taxonomy
Hexactinella was named by Carter (1885) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno R Sepkoski's reference number: 622]. It is extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Hexactinella Carter
2002Hexactinella Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Hexactinella Finks et al. p. 504

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
subclassHexasterophoraSchulze 1886
RankNameAuthor
orderHexactinosaSchrammen 1903
familyTretodictyidaeSchulze 1887
subfamilyTretodictyinaeSchulze 1887
genusHexactinellaCarter 1885

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