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Platytrochus

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Taxonomy
Platytrochus was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1848) [Sepkoski's age data: K Turo R Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Turbinoliinae by Sepkoski (2002); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Platytrochus Milne-Edwards and Haime
1900Aldrichia Vaughan
1903Aldrichiella Vaughan
2002Platytrochus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophylliicaeGray 1847
familyCaryophylliidaeGray 1847
subfamilyTurbinoliinaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
genusPlatytrochusMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848

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