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Lithistida  Sollas, 1888
Taxonomic Serial No.: 659135

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
       PhylumPorifera Grant, 1836 – sponges, Úponges, esponja, porifero  
          ClassDemospongiae Sollas, 1885  
             OrderLithistida Sollas, 1888  
    Direct Children:  
                Family Azoricidae Sollas, 1888  
                Family Corallistidae Sollas, 1888  
                Family Desmanthidae Topsent, 1894  
                Family Isoraphiniidae Schrammen, 1924  
                Family Leiodorellidae   
                Family Macandrewiidae Schrammen, 1924  
                Family Neopeltidae Sollas, 1888  
                Family Phymaraphiniidae Schrammen, 1910  
                Family Phymatellidae Schrammen, 1910  
                Family Pleromidae Sollas, 1888  
                Family Scleritodermidae Sollas, 1888  
                Family Siphonidiidae Lendenfeld, 1903  
                Family Theonellidae Lendenfeld, 1903  
                Family Vetulinidae Lendenfeld, 1903  
              OrderLithistida Sollas, 1888 incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                Genus Arabescula Carter, 1873  
                Genus Collectella Schmidt, 1880  
                Genus Collinella Schmidt, 1879  
                Genus Plakidium Lendenfeld, 1907  
                Genus Poritella Schmidt, 1879  

  Expert: Rob van Soest  
  Notes: Universiteit van Amsterdam; Faculteit der Natuurwetenschappen, Wiskunde en Informatica   
  Reference for: Lithistida    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hooper, John N. A., and Rob W. M. van Soest, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systema Porifera: A Guide to the Classification of Sponges   
  Page(s): xlviii + 1708   
  Publisher: Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-306-47260-0   
  Notes: Published in two volumes: Volume 1 - Introductions and Demospongiae; Volume 2 - Calcarea, Hexactinellida, Sphinctozoa, Archaeocyatha, unrecognizable taxa, and Index of higher taxa   
  Reference for: Lithistida   

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  Comment: Dr. Rob van Soest (personal communication, February 2004) recommends the continued use of Order Lithistida Sollas 1888, even though it is now considered polyphyletic, as much work remains to determine an appropriate classification for related taxa  



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