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Hexactinellida - Innaecoeliida - Craticulariidae

Pleurostoma was named by Roemer (1840) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sn T Eo]. It is not extant. Its type is Pleurostoma radiatum.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Pleurostoma Roemer
2002Pleurostoma Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Pleurostoma Finks et al.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderInnaecoeliidaBoiko 1990
familyCraticulariidaeRauff 1893
subfamilyLeptophragmatinaeSchrammen 1912
genusPleurostomaRoemer 1840

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