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Lophamplexus

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Lophophyllidae

Taxonomy
Lophamplexus was named by Moore and Jeffords (1941) [Sepkoski's age data: C Serp-l P Leon-u Sepkoski's reference number: 163,1240]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Lophamplexus Moore and Jeffords
1956Lophamplexus Hill
1981Lophamplexus Hill
2002Lophamplexus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderPlerophyllinaSokolov 1960
familyLophophyllidaeGrabau 1928
genusLophamplexusMoore and Jeffords 1941

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