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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
It was reranked as Caryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) by Chevalier (1961).
It was assigned to Caryophylliidae by Wells (1954); to Caryophyllia by Chevalier (1961); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).
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.