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Hippoporidra edax

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Hippoporidridae

Taxonomy
Cellepora edax was named by Busk (1859). It is not a trace fossil. It is the type species of Hippoporidra.

It was recombined as Lepralia edax by Smitt (1873); it was recombined as Hippoporidra edax by Scolaro (1970).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1859Cellepora edax Busk p. 59
1873Lepralia edax Smitt p. 63
1970Hippoporidra edax Scolaro p. 97

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Polyzoa
RankNameAuthor
phylumBryozoaEhrenberg 1831
classGymnolaemataAllman 1856
orderCheilostomataBusk 1859
familyHippoporidridaeVigneaux 1949
genusHippoporidraCanu and Bassler 1927
speciesedax(Busk 1859)

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