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Chonostegites

Anthozoa - Auloporida - Chonostegitidae

Taxonomy
Chonostegites was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1851) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-u D Eife]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Chonostegitidae by Hill (1981); and to Tabulata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1851Chonostegites Milne-Edwards and Haime
1981Chonostegites Hill
2002Chonostegites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassTabulataMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
RankNameAuthor
orderAuloporidaSokolov 1947
superfamilySyringoporicaeFromentel 1861
familyChonostegitidaeLecompte 1952
genusChonostegitesMilne-Edwards and Haime 1851

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