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Heterophrentis

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Amplexidae

Taxonomy
Heterophrentis was named by Billings (1875) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-u D Give]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Heterophrentis Billings
1956Heterophrentis Hill
1981Heterophrentis Hill
2002Heterophrentis Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderStauriinaVerrill 1865
familyAmplexidaeChapman 1893
genusHeterophrentisBillings 1875

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