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Hippoporina

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Bitectiporidae

Taxonomy
Hippoporina was named by Neviani (1895) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani R Sepkoski's reference number: 1260]. It is extant. Its type is Hippoporina sinus.

It was assigned to Hippoporinidae by Brown (1952), Brown (1956) and Brown (1958); to Schizoporellidae by Cheetham (1962); to Cheilostomata by Sepkoski (2002); and to Bitectiporidae by Gordon et al. (1994), Schmidt (2003), Berning (2006) and Bock (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1895Hippoporina Neviani
1952Hippoporina Brown
1956Hippoporina Brown
1958Hippoporina Brown
1962Hippoporina Cheetham p. 330
1994Hippoporina Gordon et al.
2002Hippoporina Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Hippoporina Schmidt
2006Hippoporina Berning p. 80
2006Hippoporina Bock

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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)
superfamilySmittinoideaLevinsen 1909
familyBitectiporidaeMacGillivray 1895
genusHippoporinaNeviani 1895

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