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Hexatractiella

Hexactinellida - Reticulosa

Taxonomy
Hexatractiella was named by Mehl (1996) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Protospongioidea by Mehl (1996); to Protospongiidae by Rigby et al. (1998); and to Reticulosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Hexatractiella Mehl
1998Hexatractiella Rigby et al.
2002Hexatractiella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
RankNameAuthor
orderReticulosaReid 1958
superfamilyProtospongioideaHinde 1887
genusHexatractiellaMehl 1996

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