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Discophyma

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Ventriculitidae

Taxonomy
Discophyma was named by Oppliger (1915). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Lychniscaulinae by Finks et al. (2004).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1907Placotelia Oppliger
1915Discophyma Oppliger
2002Placotelia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Discophyma Finks et al. p. 537

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderLychniscosaSchrammen 1903
RankNameAuthor
familyVentriculitidaeSmith 1848
subfamilyLychniscaulinae
genusDiscophymaOppliger 1915

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