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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Cyathoceras was named by Moseley (1881) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani R Sepkoski's reference number: 841]. It is extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Cyathoceras Moseley
1956Cyathoceras Wells
2002Cyathoceras Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophylliicaeGray 1847
familyCaryophylliidaeGray 1847
genusCyathocerasMoseley 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