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Micula (Rugose coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Expressophyllidae

Taxonomy
Micula was named by Sytova (1952) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl-l D Gedi Sepkoski's reference number: 1240]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Expressophyllidae by Hill (1981); to Polycyclolithaceae by Bown and Young (1997); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Micula Sytova
1960Nannotetraster Martini and Stradner
1981Micula Hill
1997Micula Bown and Young
2002Micula Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderArachnophyllinaZhavoronkova 1972
familyExpressophyllidaeStrelnikov 1968
genusMiculaSytova 1952

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