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Holcocystis flexa

Anthozoa - Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae

Taxonomy
Mesophyllum flexum was named by Stumm (1937). Its type specimen is USNM 94462 and is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Holcocystis.

It was recombined as Holcocystis flexa by Pedder (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Mesophyllum flexum Stumm p. 441
2004Holcocystis flexa Pedder p. 849

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderCystiphyllidaNicholson 1889
familyCystiphyllidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
genusHolcocystisPedder 2004
speciesflexa(Stumm 1937)

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