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Platytrochus vacuus

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Taxonomy
Smilotrochus vacuus was named by Tenison-Woods (1877). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Koilotrochus vacuus by Tenison-Woods (1878); it was recombined as Platytrochus vacuus by Dennant (1902).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Smilotrochus vacuus Tenison-Woods
1878Koilotrochus vacuus Tenison-Woods
1902Platytrochus vacuus Dennant

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyCaryophylliicaeGray 1847
familyCaryophylliidaeGray 1847
subfamilyTurbinoliinaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
genusPlatytrochusMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
speciesvacuus(Tenison-Woods 1877)

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