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Cellepora

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Celleporidae

Taxonomy
Cellepora was named by Linnaeus (1767) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Celleporidae by Ulrich and Bassler (1904), Brown (1952) and Brown (1958); and to Cheilostomata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1767Cellepora Linnaeus
1904Cellepora Ulrich and Bassler p. 428
1952Cellepora Brown
1958Cellepora Brown
2002Cellepora Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Polyzoa
phylumBryozoaEhrenberg 1831
classGymnolaemataAllman 1856
RankNameAuthor
orderCheilostomataBusk 1859
suborderNeocheilostominad'Hondt 1985
infraorderAscophorina(Levinsen 1909)
Lepraliomorpha(Gordon 1989)
superfamilyCelleporoideaJohnston 1838
familyCelleporidaeBusk 1852
genusCelleporaLinnaeus 1767

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