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Pleuropyge

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Ventriculitidae

Taxonomy
Pleuropyge was named by Schrammen (1912) [Sepkoski's age data: K u]. It is not extant. Its type is Pleuropyge plana.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1912Pleuropyge Schrammen
2002Pleuropyge Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Pleuropyge Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
RankNameAuthor
orderLychniscosaSchrammen 1903
familyVentriculitidaeSmith 1848
subfamilyVentriculitinaeSmith 1848
genusPleuropyge

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