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Ortholites

Anthozoa - Auloporida - Thecostegitidae

Taxonomy
Ortholites was named by Chudinova (1975) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour-l C Tour-u Sepkoski's reference number: 798]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Ortholites Chudinova
1981Ortholites Hill
2002Ortholites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassTabulataMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
RankNameAuthor
orderAuloporidaSokolov 1947
superfamilySyringoporicaeFromentel 1861
familyThecostegitidaeFromentel 1861
genusOrtholitesChudinova 1975

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