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Paratrochocyathus cupuliformis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Taxonomy
Caryophyllia cupuliformis was named by Alloiteau (1936).

It was recombined as Paratrochocyathus cupuliformis by Alloiteau (1958); it was recombined as Trochocyathus cupuliformis by Alloiteau (1951), Baron-Szabo (2008) and Kiessling (2014).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Caryophyllia cupuliformis Alloiteau
1951Trochocyathus cupuliformis Alloiteau
1958Paratrochocyathus cupuliformis Alloiteau
1987Deltocyathus arctous Kuzmicheva
2008Trochocyathus cupuliformis Baron-Szabo
2014Trochocyathus cupuliformis Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophylliicaeGray 1847
familyCaryophylliidaeGray 1847
genusParatrochocyathusMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
speciescupuliformis(Alloiteau 1936)

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