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Rhizopoterion

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Ventriculitidae

Taxonomy
Rhizopoterion was named by Zittel (1877). It is not extant.

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Rhizopoterion Zittel
2002Rhizocheton Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Rhizopoterion Finks et al. p. 534

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