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Caryophyllioidea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia

Taxonomy
Caryophyllioidea was named by Vaughan and Wells (1943). It is extant.

It was assigned to Carophylliina by Cairns (1997).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1943Caryophyllioidea Vaughan and Wells
1997Caryophyllioidea Cairns

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophyllioideaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyCaryophyllioideaVaughan and Wells 1943

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