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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Cricocyathus was named by Quenstedt (1881) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo T Mi-m].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Cricocyathus Quenstedt
1956Cricocyathus Wells p. F407
2002Cricocyathus Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyFaviidaeGregory 1900
subfamilyAgathiphylliinaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusCricocyathusQuenstedt 1881

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.

No diagnoses are available