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Syringopora reteformis

Anthozoa - Auloporida - Syringoporidae

Taxonomy
Syringopora reteformis was named by Billings (1858) [= Syringopora compacta Billings. Young (partim), 1911, p. 42; = = Syringopora compacta Billings. Alcock (partim), 1935, p. 27, 31. 41 = Syringopora compacta Billings. Bolton 1981b, PL 2, figs. 10-12 (not fig. 9).].

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Syringopora reteformis Billings p. 170
1939Syringopora retiformis Northrop p. 154
1987Syringopora reteformis Young and Noble pp. 280 - 282 figs. 8.6-8.10, 10

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassTabulataMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
orderAuloporidaSokolov 1947
RankNameAuthor
superfamilySyringoporicaeFromentel 1861
familySyringoporidaeFromentel 1864
genusSyringoporaGoldfuss 1826
speciesreteformisBillings 1858

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
G. Young and J. Noble 1987A species of Syringopora with tabularium diameter, corallite spacing, spacing of tabulae, and wall thickness as in Table 5. Corallites subcircular or teardrop-shaped in transverse section. Corallites geniculate, contacts very frequent, occur through short, broad transverse stolons or by the bending together of neighboring corallites. Septal spines slender. Tabulae strongly infundibuliform, thin, irregular, complete or incomplete.