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Polylophidium

Hexactinellida - Reticulosa - Dierespongiidae

Taxonomy
Polylophidium was named by Finks (1960) [Sepkoski's age data: P Leon-u Sepkoski's reference number: 203]. Its type is Polylophidium discus.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Polylophidium Finks p. 111
2002Polylophidium Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Polylophidium Finks et al. p. 359

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderReticulosaReid 1958
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyDierespongioideaRigby and Gutschick 1976
familyDierespongiidaeRigby and Gutschick 1976
genusPolylophidium

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