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Ventriculites

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Ventriculitidae

Taxonomy
Ventriculites was named by Mantell (1822) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno K Maes-u Sepkoski's reference number: 641]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Ventriculites Mantell
2002Ventriculites Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Ventriculites Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderLychniscosaSchrammen 1903
RankNameAuthor
familyVentriculitidaeSmith 1848
subfamilyVentriculitinaeSmith 1848
genusVentriculitesMantell 1822

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