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Aplocyathus

Anthozoa - Scleractinia

Taxonomy
Aplocyathus was named by d'Orbigny (1849) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R Sepkoski's reference number: 796]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Trochocyathus (Aplocyathus) by d'Orbigny (1849) and Kiessling (2003).

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Trochocyathus by d'Orbigny (1849) and Kiessling (2003).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Aplocyathus d'Orbigny
1849Trochocyathus (Aplocyathus) d'Orbigny
2002Aplocyathus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Trochocyathus (Aplocyathus) Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
genusAplocyathusd'Orbigny 1849

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