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Arachnophyllum pentagonum

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Arachnophyllidae

Strombodes pentagonus was named by Goldfuss (1826) [Neotype selected by Scrutton 1989]. Its type specimen is GSC 90730 and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Arachnophyllum pentagonum by Scrutton (1989).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1826Strombodes pentagonus Goldfuss p. 62 figs. pl. 21, fig 3a, b
1989Arachnophyllum pentagonum Scrutton pp. 25 - 28 figs. Plate 5, figs. 1-4; text-figs. 3c, D and 9A, 10

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderArachnophyllinaZhavoronkova 1972
familyArachnophyllidaeDybowski 1873
genusArachnophyllumDana 1846
speciespentagonum(Goldfuss 1826)

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.

No diagnoses are available