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Anthozoa - Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae

Stylastraea was named by Lonsdale (1845) [Sepkoski's age data: C Step P Sakm Sepkoski's reference number: 1240]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Lithostrotionidae by Hill (1956); to Thysanophyllinae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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  • Diphystrotion was named by Smith and Lang (1930). It is not extant.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Stylastraea by Hill (1956).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Stylastraea Lonsdale
1930Diphystrotion Smith and Lang
1956Stylastraea Hill
1981Stylastraea Hill
2002Stylastraea Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderLithostrotioninaSpasskiy and Kachanov 1971
familyLithostrotionidaed'Orbigny 1851
genusStylastraeaLonsdale 1845

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