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Docoderma

Hexactinellida - Reticulosa - Docodermatidae

Taxonomy
Docoderma was named by Finks (1960) [Sepkoski's age data: C Mosc P Guad-u Sepkoski's reference number: 203,1066]. Its type is Docoderma rigida. It is the type genus of Docodermatidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Docoderma Finks p. 120
2002Docoderma Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Docoderma Finks et al. p. 403

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderReticulosaReid 1958
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyDictyospongioideaHall and Clarke 1899
familyDocodermatidae
genusDocoderma

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