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Anthozoa - Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae

Ceriocysta was named by Zhavoronkova (1976) [Sepkoski's age data: D Sieg D Emsi Sepkoski's reference number: 1240]. It is not extant. Its type is Ceriocysta aculeofera.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Ceriocysta Zhavoronkova
1981Ceriocysta Hill
2002Ceriocysta Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderCystiphyllidaNicholson 1889
familyCystiphyllidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
genusCeriocystaZhavoronkova 1976

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.

No diagnoses are available