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Plerodiffia

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Plerodiffiidae

Taxonomy
Plerodiffia was named by Fedorowski (1985) [Sepkoski's age data: P Sakm]. Its type is Plerodiffia eaglebuttensis. It is the type genus of Plerodiffiidae.

It was assigned to Plerodiffiidae by Fedorowski (1985); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1985Plerodiffia Fedorowski p. 217
2002Plerodiffia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderDiffingiina
familyPlerodiffiidae
genusPlerodiffia

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