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Melrosia

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Stringophyllidae

Taxonomy
Melrosia was named by Wright (1966) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi D Give Sepkoski's reference number: 422,1240]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Melrosia Wright
1981Melrosia Hill
2002Melrosia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderPtenophyllinaWedekind 1927
familyStringophyllidaeWedekind 1922
genusMelrosiaWright 1966

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