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Lychniscaulus

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Ventriculitidae

Taxonomy
Lychniscaulus was named by Schrammen (1937) [Sepkoski's age data: J Call-u Sepkoski's reference number: 868]. It is not extant. Its type is Lychniscaulus vannus.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Lychniscaulus Schrammen
2002Lychniscaulus Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Lychniscaulus Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderLychniscosaSchrammen 1903
RankNameAuthor
familyVentriculitidaeSmith 1848
subfamilyLychniscaulinae
genusLychniscaulusSchrammen 1937

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