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Becksia

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Callodictyonidae

Taxonomy
Becksia was named by Schlüter (1868) [Sepkoski's age data: K Apti K Maes Sepkoski's reference number: 622]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1868Becksia Schlüter
2002Becksia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Becksia Finks et al. p. 519

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderLychniscosaSchrammen 1903
RankNameAuthor
familyCallodictyonidaeZittel 1877
subfamilyBecksinaeSchrammen 1912
genusBecksiaSchlüter 1868

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