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Smittina purpurea

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Smittinidae

Taxonomy
Smittina landsborovii purpurea was named by Hincks (1881). It is extant.

It was recombined as Smittina purpurea by Brown (1952).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Smittina landsborovii purpurea Hincks
1952Smittina purpurea Brown

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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
familySmittinidaeLevinsen 1909
genusSmittinaNorman 1903
speciespurpurea(Hincks 1881)

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