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Thysanus

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Taxonomy
Thysanus was named by Duncan (1863) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u T Plio-u]. Its type is Thysanus excentricus.

It was assigned to Faviinae by Wells (1956); to Faviidae by Johnson (1998); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1863Thysanus Duncan
1956Thysanus Wells p. F403
1998Thysanus Johnson
2002Thysanus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyFaviidaeGregory 1900
genusThysanusDuncan 1863

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