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Tropidocyathus

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae

Taxonomy
Tropidocyathus was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1848) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes R Sepkoski's reference number: 1125]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Turbinoliinae by Wells (1956); to Turbinoliidae by Cairns (1997); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Tropidocyathus Milne-Edwards and Haime
1956Tropidocyathus Wells
1997Tropidocyathus Cairns
2002Tropidocyathus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophyllioideaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyTurbinoliidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1857
genusTropidocyathusMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848

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