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Pachydendron

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Zardinophyllidae

Taxonomy
Pachydendron was named by Cuif (1975) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn-u Tr Nori-l Sepkoski's reference number: 658,919]. It is not extant. Its type is Pachydendron microthallos.

It was assigned to Pachythecalidae by Turnsek (1997); to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Zardinophyllidae by Kiessling (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Pachydendron Cuif
1997Pachydendron Turnsek
2002Pachydendron Sepkoski, Jr.
2014Pachydendron Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderPachythecaliinaEliasova 1976
familyZardinophyllidaeMontanaro-Gallitelli 1975
genusPachydendron

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