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Trochocyathus duncani

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Taxonomy
Trochocyathus (Paratrochocyathus) duncani was named by Cairns and Wells (1987). Its type locality is TU 1208 (Mao Fm, Los Quemados), which is in a Zanclean shallow subtidal siliciclastic in the Mao Formation of the Dominican Republic.

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

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

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

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