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Anthozoa - Stauriida - Palaeosmiliidae

Palaeosmilia was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1848) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-u C Bash-l Sepkoski's reference number: 163,680]. It is not extant. Its type is Palaeosmilia murchisoni.

It was assigned to Amygdalophyllinae by Hill (1956); to Palaeosmiliidae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

P. multiseptata, P. murchisoni (type species)
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Palaeosmilia Milne-Edwards and Haime
1956Palaeosmilia Hill
1981Palaeosmilia Hill
2002Palaeosmilia Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
familyPalaeosmiliidaeHill 1940
genusPalaeosmiliaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848

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.

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