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Lophotichium

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Lophotichiidae

Taxonomy
Lophotichium was named by Moore and Jeffords (1945) [Sepkoski's age data: C Bash-u P Asse Sepkoski's reference number: 163]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Lophophyllidiidae by Hill (1956); to Cyathaxoniidae by Hill (1981); to Lophotichiidae by Fedorowski (1987); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1945Lophotichium Moore and Jeffords
1956Lophotichium Hill
1981Lophotichium Hill
1987Lophotichium Fedorowski p. 144
2002Lophotichium Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
familyLophotichiidaeWeyer 1972
genusLophotichiumMoore and Jeffords 1945

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