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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Stylocyathus was named by d'Orbigny (1849) [Sepkoski's age data: J Oxfo K Maes Sepkoski's reference number: 2,86,820].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Stylocyathus d'Orbigny
1861Stylotrochus Fromentel
1956Stylocyathus Wells
1956Stylotrochus Wells
2002Stylocyathus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Stylotrochus Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophylliicaeGray 1847
familyCaryophylliidaeGray 1847
subfamilyCaryophylliinaeGray 1847
genusStylocyathusd'Orbigny 1849

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.

No diagnoses are available