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Cassianastraea

Hydrozoa - Lemniscaterina - Lemniscateridae

Taxonomy
Cassianastraea was named by Volz (1897) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi-u Tr Nori-l]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Lemniscateridae by Roniewicz and Stanley (1998); and to Lemniscaterina by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Cassianastraea Volz
1978Hydrosclera Gaetani and Fois
1998Cassianastraea Roniewicz and Stanley p. 254
2002Cassianastraea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
subphylumMedusozoa
RankNameAuthor
classHydrozoaOwen 1843
orderLemniscaterinaGallitelli 1979
familyLemniscateridaeMontanaro-Gallitelli
genusCassianastraeaVolz 1897

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