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Dendrocyathus

Archaeocyatha - Archaeocyathida

Taxonomy
Dendrocyathus was named by Okulitch and Roots (1947).

It was assigned to Archaeocyathida by Voronova et al. (1987); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Dendrocyathus Okulitch and Roots
1987Dendrocyathus Voronova et al.
2002Dendrocyathus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classArchaeocyatha(Vologdin 1937)
RankNameAuthor
classIrregularesVologdin 1937
orderArchaeocyathidaOkulitch 1935
genusDendrocyathusOkulitch and Roots 1947

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