Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy   Age range and collections

Morycastraea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pamiroseriidae

Taxonomy
Morycastraea was named by Melnikova (1984) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Anis-l Tr Nori Sepkoski's reference number: 869]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Pamiroseriidae by Morycowa (1988); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Morycastraea Melnikova
1988Morycastraea Morycowa
2002Morycastraea Sepkoski, Jr.

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyPamiroseriidaeMelnikova 1984
genusMorycastraeaMelnikova 1984

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