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Wellsotrochus cyathiformis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae

Taxonomy
Wellsia cyathiformis was named by Squires (1958). Its type locality is Bull's Point, Kaipara Harbour, which is in a Piripauan marine horizon in the Otamatea Formation of New Zealand.

It was recombined as Wellsotrochus cyathiformis by Baron-Szabo (2008).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Wellsia cyathiformis Squires
1958Wellsia cyathiformis Squires
1962Wellsotrochus conicus Squires
1972Kangiliacyathus groenlandicus Floris
1994Levicyathus cairnsi Filkorn
2008Wellsotrochus cyathiformis Baron-Szabo

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophyllioideaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyTurbinoliidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1857
genusWellsotrochusSquires 1960
speciescyathiformis()

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