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Pachyteichisma

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Pachyteichismatidae

Taxonomy
Pachyteichisma was named by Zittel (1877) [Sepkoski's age data: J Call-u J Oxfo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 868]. It is not extant.

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Lancispongia Quenstedt
1877Pachyteichisma Zittel
2002Pachyteichisma Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Pachyteichisma Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
RankNameAuthor
orderLychniscosaSchrammen 1903
familyPachyteichismatidaeSchrammen 1937
genusPachyteichismaZittel 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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available