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Anthozoa - Cystiphyllida - Palaeocyclidae

Rhabdocyclus was named by Lang and Smith (1939). Its type is Palaeocyclus fletcheri.

It was assigned to Tryplasmatidae by Hill (1956); to Tryplasmidae by Kaljo (1957), Kaljo (1958) and Reiman (1958); to Palaeocyclidae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Rhabdocyclus Lang and Smith
1956Rhabdocyclus Hill
1957Rhabdocyclus Kaljo
1958Rhabdocyclus Kaljo
1958Rhabdocyclus Reiman
1981Rhabdocyclus Hill
2002Rhabdocyclus Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderCystiphyllidaNicholson 1889
familyPalaeocyclidaeDybowski 1873
genusRhabdocyclusLang and Smith 1939

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.

No diagnoses are available