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Stephanocyathus

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Taxonomy
Stephanocyathus was named by Seguenza (1864) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 86]. It is extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Stephanocyathus Seguenza
1956Stephanocyathus Wells
2002Stephanocyathus 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
subfamilyCaryophylliinaeGray 1847
genusStephanocyathusSeguenza 1864

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