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Palocyathus seymourensis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae

Taxonomy
Palocyathus seymourensis was named by Filkorn (1994). Its type locality is Seymour Island I, Antarctica, which is in a Maastrichtian estuary/bay sandstone/siltstone in the Lopez de Bertodano Formation of Antarctica. It is the type species of Palocyathus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1994Palocyathus seymourensis Filkorn

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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
genusPalocyathusFilkorn 1994
speciesseymourensisFilkorn 1994

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