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Wenlockia

Anthozoa - Cystiphyllida - Tryplasmatidae

Taxonomy
Wenlockia was named by Kato (1966) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Tryplasmatinae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Wenlockia Kato
1981Wenlockia Hill
2002Wenlockia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderCystiphyllidaNicholson 1889
familyTryplasmatidaeEtheridge 1907
subfamilyTryplasmatinaeEtheridge 1907
genusWenlockiaKato 1966

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