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Petrophyllia clarki

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Oculinidae

Taxonomy
Archohelia clarki was named by Vaughan (1927) [Lower-Middle Eocene; California].

It was recombined as Petrophyllia clarki by Kiessling (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Archohelia clarki Vaughan p. 143 figs. 23: 1-5
2001Archohelia clarki Squires p. 5
2008Petrophyllia clarki Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyOculinidaeGray 1847
subfamilyOculininaeGray 1847
genusPetrophylliaConrad 1855
speciesclarki(Vaughan 1927)

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