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Demospongea -

Choristida was named by Sollas (1888) [also said to be 1880]. It is extant.

It was reranked as the subclass Choristida by Finks et al. (2004).

It was assigned to Tetractinomorpha by Rigby and Smith (1992); and to Demospongea by Finks et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Choristida Sollas
1992Choristida Rigby and Smith p. 407
2004Choristida Finks et al. p. 175

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassChoristida(Sollas 1888)
subclassChoristida(Sollas 1888)

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