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Porpites rotuloides

Anthozoa - Cystiphyllida - Tryplasmatidae

Taxonomy
Cyclolites rotuloides was named by Hall (1852).

It was recombined as Paleocyclus rotuloides by Bassler (1937); it was recombined as Palaeocyclus rotuloides by Northrop (1939); it was recombined as Porpites rotuloides by Jeffords (1955).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1852Cyclolites rotuloides Hall p. 42 figs. 42, pl. 17, figs. 4a-e
1937Paleocyclus rotuloides Bassler
1939Palaeocyclus rotuloides Northrop pp. 138 - 139
1955Porpites rotuloides Jeffords p. 6 fig. 2.4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderCystiphyllidaNicholson 1889
familyTryplasmatidaeEtheridge 1907
genusPorpitesSchlotheim 1820
speciesrotuloides(Hall 1852)

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