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Stereodictyum

Hexactinellida - Reticulosa - Stereodictyidae

Taxonomy
Stereodictyum was named by Finks (1960) [Sepkoski's age data: C Bash P Leon-l Sepkoski's reference number: 203,236]. Its type is Stereodictyum orthoplectum. It is the type genus of Stereodictyidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Stereodictyum Finks p. 108
2002Stereodictyum Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Stereodictyum Finks et al. p. 408

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderReticulosaReid 1958
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyDictyospongioideaHall and Clarke 1899
familyStereodictyidae
genusStereodictyum

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