Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy   Age range and collections

Prosmilia

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Polycoeliidae

Taxonomy
Prosmilia was named by Koker (1924) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-l P Guad-u Sepkoski's reference number: 680]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Prosmilia Koker
1956Prosmilia Hill
1981Prosmilia Hill
2002Prosmilia Sepkoski, Jr.

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderPlerophyllinaSokolov 1960
familyPolycoeliidaeFromentel 1861
subfamilyProsmiliinaeIvanovskiy 1973
genusProsmiliaKoker 1924

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