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Cryptosula

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Cryptosulidae

Taxonomy
Cryptosula was named by Canu and Bassler (1925) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-u-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Hippoporinidae by Brown (1952) and Brown (1956); to Cheilostomata by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cryptosulidae by Pouyet (2000) and Bock (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Cryptosula Canu and Bassler
1952Cryptosula Brown
1956Cryptosula Brown
2000Cryptosula Pouyet
2002Cryptosula Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Cryptosula Bock

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Polyzoa
RankNameAuthor
phylumBryozoaEhrenberg 1831
classGymnolaemataAllman 1856
orderCheilostomataBusk 1859
familyCryptosulidaeVigneaux 1949
genusCryptosulaCanu and Bassler 1925

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