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Plectascus

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa

Taxonomy
Plectascus was named by Schrammen (1912) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Lychniscosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Dendrospongia Roemer
1912Plectascus Schrammen
2002Plectascus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
RankNameAuthor
orderLychniscosaSchrammen 1903
genusPlectascus

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