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Conocyathus

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae

Taxonomy
Conocyathus was named by d'Orbigny (1849) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes R Sepkoski's reference number: 1125]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Turbinoliinae by Wells (1956); to Turbinoliidae by Cairns (1997); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Conocyathus d'Orbigny
1859Pleurocyathus Keferstein
1956Conocyathus Wells
1995Pleurocyathus Berndt and Welle
1997Conocyathus Cairns
2002Conocyathus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophyllioideaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyTurbinoliidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1857
genusConocyathusd'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