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Kobyphyllia straini

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Taxonomy
Sphenotrochus straini was named by Turnsek et al. (2003). It is not extant. Its type locality is Mesilla Valley Shale, Cerro de Cristo Rey, New Mexico, which is in an Albian shallow subtidal shale/limestone in the Mesilla Valley Shale Formation of New Mexico.

It was recombined as Kobyphyllia straini by Baron-Szabo (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2003Sphenotrochus straini Turnsek et al.
2009Kobyphyllia straini Baron-Szabo

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyFaviidaeGregory 1900
genusKobyphyllia
speciesstraini()

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