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Pourtalocyathus

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Guyniidae

Taxonomy
Pourtalocyathus was named by Cairns (1979) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-u R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Guyniidae by Kiessling (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Pourtalocyathus Cairns
2002Pourtalocyathus Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Pourtalocyathus Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyFlabellicaeBourne 1905
familyGuyniidaeHickson 1910
genusPourtalocyathusCairns 1979

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