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Purisiphonia

Hexactinellida - Lyssacinosa - Euplectellidae

Taxonomy
Purisiphonia was named by Bowerbank (1869) [Sepkoski's age data: K l]. It is not extant. Its type is Purisiphonia clarkei.

It was assigned to Hexactinosa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Euplectellidae by Jell et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Purisiphonia Bowerbank
2002Purisiphonia Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Purisiphonia Jell et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
RankNameAuthor
orderLyssacinosaZittel 1877
familyEuplectellidaeGray 1867
genusPurisiphoniaBowerbank 1869

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