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Atopostroma

Stromatoporoidea - Syringostromatida - Syringostromatidae

Taxonomy
Atopostroma was named by Yang and Dong (1979) [Sepkoski's age data: D Gedi-l D Eife-l Sepkoski's reference number: 969].

It was assigned to Syringostromatidae by Stearn et al. (1999); and to Stromatoporoidea by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Atopostroma Yang and Dong
1999Atopostroma Stearn et al.
2002Atopostroma Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classStromatoporoidea(Nicholson and Murie 1878)
RankNameAuthor
orderSyringostromatidaBogoyavlenskaya 1969
familySyringostromatidaeLecompte 1952
genusAtopostromaYang and Dong 1979

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