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Polyastropsis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae

Taxonomy
Polyastropsis was named by Alloiteau (1957) [Sepkoski's age data: J m K l]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Thamnasteriidae by Baron-Szabo and González-León (1999); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Polyastropsis Alloiteau
1999Polyastropsis Baron-Szabo and González-León p. 486
2002Polyastropsis Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
familyThamnasteriidaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusPolyastropsisAlloiteau 1957

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