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Ceratothecia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Taxonomy
Ceratothecia was named by Turnsek (1972) [Sepkoski's age data: J Oxfo-u J Kimm-l Sepkoski's reference number: 658]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Montlivaltiidae by Turnsek (1997); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Ceratothecia Turnsek
1997Ceratothecia Turnsek
2002Ceratothecia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMontlivaltiidaeDietrich 1926
genusCeratotheciaTurnsek 1972

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