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Cystelasma

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Pentaphyllidae

Taxonomy
Cystelasma was named by Miller (1891) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise-u]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Plerophyllinae by Hill (1956); to Pentaphyllinae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Cystelasma Miller
1956Cystelasma Hill
1981Cystelasma Hill
2002Cystelasma Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderPlerophyllinaSokolov 1960
familyPentaphyllidaeSchindewolf 1942
subfamilyPentaphyllinaeSchindewolf 1942
genusCystelasmaMiller 1891

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