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Acuticarpus

Stylophora - Cornuta - Cothurnocystidae

Taxonomy
Acuticarpus was named by Sumrall et al. (1997) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Fran].

It was assigned to Cothurnocystidae by Sumrall et al. (1997); and to Cornuta by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1997Acuticarpus Sumrall et al. p. 1093
2002Acuticarpus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
classStylophora
orderCornutaJaekel 1901
suborderCothurnocystidaBather 1913
familyCothurnocystidaeBather 1913
genusAcuticarpus

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
C. D. Sumrall et al. 1997Cothurnocystid with triangular outline, anterior end of theca with slight concavity, M' series with a wide flange on the outer edge of marginals, lacking spines on outer margin.