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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae

Wellsotrochus was named by Squires (1960) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sepkoski's reference number: 658]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Wellsotrochus Squires
1972Kangiliacyathus Floris p. 66
1994Levicyathus Filkorn
1997Levicyathus Cairns
1997Wellsotrochus Cairns
2002Kngilacathus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Levicyathus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Wellsotrochus Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Kangiliacyathus Kiessling

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophyllioideaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyTurbinoliidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1857
genusWellsotrochusSquires 1960

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