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Pycnolithus

Anthozoa - Heliolitida - Pycnolithidae

Taxonomy
Pycnolithus was named by Lindström (1899) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov-u , S Wenl-l Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is not extant.

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

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

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassTabulataMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
RankNameAuthor
orderHeliolitidaFrech 1897
suborderHeliolitinaFrech 1897
superfamilyCoccoseridicaeKiaer 1899
familyPycnolithidaeLindström 1899
genusPycnolithusLindström 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