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Porocypellia

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Cypelliidae

Taxonomy
Porocypellia was named by Pomel (1872) [Sepkoski's age data: J u]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1872Porocypellia Pomel
2002Porocypellia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Porocypellia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
RankNameAuthor
orderLychniscosaSchrammen 1903
familyCypelliidaeSchrammen 1937
genusPorocypelliaPomel 1872

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