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Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Callodictyonidae

Microblastidium was named by Schrammen (1902) [Sepkoski's age data: K u]. It is not extant. Its type is Microblastidium decurrens.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1902Microblastidium Schrammen
2002Microblastidium Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Microblastidium Finks et al.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderLychniscosaSchrammen 1903
familyCallodictyonidaeZittel 1877
subfamilyMicroblastidinaeSchrammen 1912
genusMicroblastidiumSchrammen 1902

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