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Mesolites

Anthozoa - Favositida - Favositidae

Taxonomy
Mesolites was named by Mironova (1969) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi D Fras]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Mesolites Mironova
1981Mesolites Hill
2002Mesolites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassTabulataMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
RankNameAuthor
orderFavositidaWedekind 1937
familyFavositidaeDana 1846
subfamilyPachyfavositinaeMironova 1965
genusMesolitesMironova 1969

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