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Altaja

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Entelophyllidae

Taxonomy
Altaja was named by Zheltonogova (1960) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov S Wenl]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Altaja Zheltonogova
1981Altaja Hill
2002Altaja Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderArachnophyllinaZhavoronkova 1972
familyEntelophyllidaeHill 1940
genusAltajaZheltonogova 1960

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