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Pentamplexus

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Pentaphyllidae

Taxonomy
Pentamplexus was named by Schindewolf (1940) [Sepkoski's age data: P Leon P Dora Sepkoski's reference number: 893]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1940Pentamplexus Schindewolf
1956Pentamplexus Hill
1981Pentamplexus Hill
2002Pentamplexus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderPlerophyllinaSokolov 1960
familyPentaphyllidaeSchindewolf 1942
subfamilyPentaphyllinaeSchindewolf 1942
genusPentamplexusSchindewolf 1940

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