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Cosmiolithus

Anthozoa - Heliolitida - Stelliporellidae

Taxonomy
Cosmiolithus was named by Lindström (1899) [Sepkoski's age data: O Ashg-l S Ludl-l Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1899Cosmiolithus Lindström
1981Cosmiolithus Hill
2002Cosmiolithus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassTabulataMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
RankNameAuthor
orderHeliolitidaFrech 1897
suborderHeliolitinaFrech 1897
superfamilyHelioliticaeLindström 1876
familyStelliporellidae
genusCosmiolithusLindström 1899

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