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Pleurope

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Callodictyonidae

Taxonomy
Pleurope was named by Zittel (1877) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant.

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

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

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderLychniscosaSchrammen 1903
RankNameAuthor
familyCallodictyonidaeZittel 1877
subfamilyCallodictyoninaeZittel 1877
genusPleuropeZittel 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