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Stereocaenia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae

Taxonomy
Stereocaenia was named by Alloiteau (1952) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bajo K Nc Sepkoski's reference number: 847]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Thamnasteriidae by Kiessling (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Stereocaenia Alloiteau
2002Stereocaenia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Stereocaenia Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
familyThamnasteriidaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusStereocaeniaAlloiteau 1952

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