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Aspidiscus

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Cyclolitidae

Taxonomy
Aspidiscus was named by Koenig (1825) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno-m]. Its type is Aspidiscus cristatus.

It was assigned to Cyclolitidae by Wells (1956); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1825Aspidiscus Koenig
1848Cyclophyllia Milne-Edwards and Haime
1956Aspidiscus Wells
2002Aspidiscus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Cyclophyllia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
superfamilyFungiicaeDana 1846
familyCyclolitidaed'Orbigny 1851
genusAspidiscusKoenig 1825

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