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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Cyathophoridae

Pentacoenia was named by d'Orbigny (1850) [Sepkoski's age data: K Haut-l K Apti-l Sepkoski's reference number: 821]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cyathophoridae by Kiessling (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Pentacoenia d'Orbigny
2002Pentacoenia Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Pentacoenia Kiessling

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderStylininaAlloiteau 1952
familyCyathophoridaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusPentacoeniad'Orbigny 1850

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