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Acanthocella

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Cribrilinidae

Taxonomy
Acanthocella was named by Canu and Bassler (1917) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 1260]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Cribrilinidae by Brown (1958); and to Cheilostomata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1917Acanthocella Canu and Bassler
1958Acanthocella Brown
2002Acanthocella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Polyzoa
phylumBryozoaEhrenberg 1831
RankNameAuthor
classGymnolaemataAllman 1856
orderCheilostomataBusk 1859
suborderNeocheilostominad'Hondt 1985
infraorderAscophorina(Levinsen 1909)
superfamilyCribrilinoideaHincks 1879
familyCribrilinidaeHincks 1880
genusAcanthocellaCanu and Bassler 1917

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