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Rhipidosmilia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae

Taxonomy
Rhipidosmilia was named by Geyer (1955) [Sepkoski's age data: J Sepkoski's reference number: 658]. It is not extant. Its type is Rhipidosmilia moravica.

It was assigned to Rhipidogyridae by Geyer (1955); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Rhipidosmilia Geyer
2002Rhipidosmilia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderRhipidogyrina
familyRhipidogyridaeKoby 1905
genusRhipidosmilia

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