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Acrocyathus

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae

Taxonomy
Acrocyathus was named by d'Orbigny (1849) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise-l C Vise-u]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Acrocyathinae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Acrocyathus d'Orbigny
1981Acrocyathus Hill
2002Acrocyathus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderLithostrotioninaSpasskiy and Kachanov 1971
familyLithostrotionidaed'Orbigny 1851
subfamilyAcrocyathinae
genusAcrocyathusd'Orbigny 1849

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