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Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Coeloptychidae

Coeloptychium was named by Goldfuss (1826) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi K Camp-u Sepkoski's reference number: 622,1066]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1826Coeloptychium Goldfuss
2002Coeloptychium Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Coeloptychium Finks et al. p. 526

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderLychniscosaSchrammen 1903
familyCoeloptychidaeRoemer 1864
subfamilyCoeloptychinaeRoemer 1864
genusCoeloptychiumGoldfuss 1826

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