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Stephanocyathus (Odontocyathus)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Taxonomy
Odontocyathus was named by Moseley (1881) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi R Sepkoski's reference number: 796]. It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Aplocyathus by Chevalier (1961); it was reranked as Stephanocyathus (Odontocyathus) by Squires (1958) and Kiessling (2014).

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Stephanocyathus by Squires (1958) and Kiessling (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Odontocyathus Moseley
1958Stephanocyathus (Odontocyathus) Squires
2002Odontocyathus Sepkoski, Jr.
2014Stephanocyathus (Odontocyathus) Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophylliicaeGray 1847
familyCaryophylliidaeGray 1847
subfamilyCaryophylliinaeGray 1847
genusStephanocyathusSeguenza 1864
subgenusOdontocyathus(Moseley 1881)

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