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- Archaeocyathidae

Protopharetra was named by Bornemann (1884) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u Cm Boto-l]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Archaeocyathidae by Okulitch (1950); and to Archaeocyathida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Protopharetra Bornemann p. 705
1950Protopharetra Okulitch p. 393
2002Protopharetra Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
familyArchaeocyathidaeTaylor 1910
genusProtopharetraBornemann 1884

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