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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Conotrochus was named by Seguenza (1864) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R Sepkoski's reference number: 796]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Ceratotrochus (Conotrochus) by Yabe and Eguchi (1942).

It was assigned to Ceratotrochus by Yabe and Eguchi (1942); to Caryophylliidae by Wells (1956) and Cairns (1994); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Conotrochus Seguenza
1942Ceratotrochus (Conotrochus) Yabe and Eguchi
1956Conotrochus Wells
1994Conotrochus Cairns
2002Conotrochus Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophylliicaeGray 1847
familyCaryophylliidaeGray 1847
genusConotrochusSeguenza 1864

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.

No diagnoses are available