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Platyaxum

Anthozoa - Favositida - Coenitidae

Taxonomy
Platyaxum was named by Davis (1887) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi D Fras]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Platyaxum Davis
1981Platyaxum Hill
2002Platyaxum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassTabulataMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
RankNameAuthor
orderFavositidaWedekind 1937
suborderAlveolitinaSokolov 1950
familyCoenitidaeSardeson 1896
genusPlatyaxumDavis 1887

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