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Discoidocyathus

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Taxonomy
Discoidocyathus was named by Kolosvary (1956) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo Sepkoski's reference number: 658]. It is not extant. Its type is Discoidocyathus eocaenicus.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Discoidocyathus Kolosvary
2002Discoidocyathus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophylliicaeGray 1847
familyCaryophylliidaeGray 1847
genusDiscoidocyathus

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