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Merlewoodia

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Aphrophyllidae

Taxonomy
Merlewoodia was named by Pickett (1967) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise-l C Vise-u Sepkoski's reference number: 957]. It is not extant.

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

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Merlewoodia Pickett
1981Merlewoodia Hill
2002Merlewoodia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderAulophyllina
familyAphrophyllidaeHill 1973
genusMerlewoodiaPickett 1967

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