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Archaeocyatha - Capsulocyathida

Acanthopyrgus was named by Handfield (1967) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Boto-l Cm Boto-u]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Capsulocyathida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Acanthopyrgus Handfield p. 209 figs. 1; 23: 1-8
2002Acanthopyrgus Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classArchaeocyatha(Vologdin 1937)
classRegularesVologdin 1937
orderCapsulocyathidaZhuravleva 1964
genusAcanthopyrgusHandfield 1967

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