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Cleistopora

Anthozoa - Favositida - Cleistoporidae

Taxonomy
Cleistopora was named by Nicholson (1888) [Sepkoski's age data: D Sieg D Eife Sepkoski's reference number: 2].

It was assigned to Tabulata by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cleistoporidae by May (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Cleistopora Nicholson
2002Cleistopora Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Cleistopora May p. 169

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassTabulataMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
RankNameAuthor
orderFavositidaWedekind 1937
suborderFavositinaWedekind 1937
superfamilyFavositicaeDana 1846
familyCleistoporidaeEaston 1944
genusCleistoporaNicholson 1888

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