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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Volzeiidae

Volzeia was named by Cuif (1966) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Anis-l J Toar Sepkoski's reference number: 183,185,869]. It is not extant. Its type is Thecosmilia badiotica. It is the type genus of Volzeiidae.

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Volzeiidae by Roniewicz and Michalik (2002) and Stanley and Onoue (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Volzeia Cuif pp. 126-127
2002Volzeia Roniewicz and Michalik p. 155
2002Volzeia Sepkoski, Jr.
2015Volzeia Stanley and Onoue p. 18

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderPachythecaliinaEliasova 1976
familyVolzeiidaeBeauvais 1980
genusVolzeiaCuif 1966

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