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Microcyclus

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Hadrophyllidae

Taxonomy
Microcyclus was named by Meek and Worthen (1868) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi D Give Sepkoski's reference number: 422]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Paleocyclidae by Bassler (1937); to Hadrophyllidae by Hill (1956); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1868Microcyclus Meek and Worthen
1937Microcyclus Bassler
1956Microcyclus Hill
2002Microcyclus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderMetriophyllinaSpasskiy 1965
familyHadrophyllidaeNicholson 1889
genusMicrocyclusMeek and Worthen 1868

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