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Trochocyathus chevalieri

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Trochocyathus (Paratrochocyathus) chevalieri was named by Cairns and Wells (1987). Its type locality is NMB Loc. 15836 - Rio Gurabo [Gurabo Fm], which is in a Messinian coastal siliciclastic in the Rio Gurabo Formation of the Dominican Republic.

It was recombined as Trochocyathus chevalieri by Kiessling (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Trochocyathus (Paratrochocyathus) chevalieri Cairns and Wells
2014Trochocyathus chevalieri Kiessling

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophylliicaeGray 1847
familyCaryophylliidaeGray 1847
genusTrochocyathusMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848

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.

No diagnoses are available