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Mastopora

Anthozoa - Auloporida - Auloporidae

Taxonomy
Mastopora was named by Sokolov (1952).

It was assigned to Cyclocriniteae by Nitecki (1970); to Auloporidae by Klaamann (1966) and Hill (1981); and to Tabulata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Mastopora Sokolov
1966Mastopora Klaamann
1970Mastopora Nitecki
1981Mastopora Hill
2002Mastopora Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassTabulataMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
RankNameAuthor
orderAuloporidaSokolov 1947
superfamilyAuloporicaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1851
familyAuloporidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
genusMastoporaSokolov 1952

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