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Octactinellida

Heteractinida - Octactinellida

Taxonomy
Octactinellida was named by Hinde (1887). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Heteractinida by Rigby et al. (2005) and Rigby et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Octactinellida Hinde
2005Octactinellida Rigby et al. p. 533
2008Octactinellida Rigby et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHeteractinidaHinde 1888
RankNameAuthor
orderOctactinellidaHinde 1887
orderOctactinellidaHinde 1887

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