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Periplacotrochus corniculatus

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Flabellidae

Taxonomy
Placotrochus corniculatus was named by Dennant (1899). It is not extant. Its type locality is Adelaide bore, which is in an Eocene marine horizon in Australia.

It was recombined as Periplacotrochus corniculatus by Cairns (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1899Placotrochus corniculatus Dennant
2017Periplacotrochus corniculatus Cairns

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyFlabellicaeBourne 1905
familyFlabellidaeBourne 1905
genusPeriplacotrochus
speciescorniculatus()

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