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Palaeocyathus

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Streptelasmatidae

Taxonomy
Palaeocyathus was named by Foerste (1888) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ludl D Eife Sepkoski's reference number: 422]. It is not extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Streptelasma by Hill (1956).

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Palaeocyathus Foerste
1925Triadophyllum Weissermel
1956Triadophyllum Wells
1981Palaeocyathus Hill
2002Palaeocyathus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Triadophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderStreptelasmatinaWedekind 1927
familyStreptelasmatidaeNicholson 1889
subfamilyEnterolasmatinae
genusPalaeocyathusFoerste 1888

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