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Desmophyllinae

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Taxonomy
Desmophyllinae was named by Vaughan and Wells (1943).

It was assigned to Caryophylliidae by Wells (1956).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1943Desmophyllinae Vaughan and Wells
1956Desmophyllinae Wells

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophylliicaeGray 1847
familyCaryophylliidaeGray 1847
subfamilyDesmophyllinaeVaughan and Wells 1943
subfamilyDesmophyllinaeVaughan and Wells 1943

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