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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Mycedium was named by Oken (1815) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio R Sepkoski's reference number: 796]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Pectiniidae by Wells (1956); to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Merulinidae by Huang et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1815Mycedium Oken
1956Mycedium Wells
2002Mycedium Sepkoski, Jr.
2014Mycedium Huang et al.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMerulinidaeVerrill 1866
genusMycediumOken 1815

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