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Sphenotrochus wellsi

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae

Taxonomy
Sphenotrochus wellsi was named by Cairns (1997). Its type locality is Muddy Creek (USNM collection), which is in a Langhian marine horizon in the Muddy Creek Formation of Australia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1997Sphenotrochus wellsi Cairns

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophyllioideaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyTurbinoliidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1857
genusSphenotrochusMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
specieswellsi

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