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Stenocyathus

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Guyniidae

Taxonomy
Stenocyathus was named by Pourtales (1871). It is extant.

It was assigned to Guyniidae by Wells (1956); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Stenocyathus Pourtales
1956Stenocyathus Wells
2002Stenocathus Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
genusStenocyathusPourtales 1871

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