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Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Dactylocalycidae

Ophrystoma was named by Zittel (1877) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi-u K Ceno-m Sepkoski's reference number: 622]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Ophrystoma Zittel
2002Ophrystoma Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Ophrystoma Finks et al.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderLychniscosaSchrammen 1903
familyDactylocalycidaeGray 1867
subfamilyOphrystomatinaeSchrammen 1912
genusOphrystomaZittel 1877

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