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Hexactinellida - Amphidiscosa - Pelicaspongiidae

Twenhofelella was named by Rigby (1974) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl-u D Gedi-l Sepkoski's reference number: 220,1123]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Pelicaspongiidae by Rigby et al. (1979); and to Amphidiscosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Twenhofelella Rigby
1979Twenhofelella Rigby et al.
2002Twenhofelella Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
orderAmphidiscosaSchrammen 1924
familyPelicaspongiidaeRigby 1970
genusTwenhofelellaRigby 1974

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.

No diagnoses are available