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Craterastraea crateriformis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Taxonomy
Thamnasteria crateriformis was named by Gregory (1900). It is the type species of Craterastraea.

It was recombined as Craterastraea crateriformis by Beauvais (1978), Pandey et al. (2000) and Pandey and Fürsich (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1900Thamnasteria crateriformis Gregory
1978Craterastraea crateriformis Beauvais
2000Craterastraea crateriformis Pandey et al.
2005Craterastraea crateriformis Pandey and Fürsich

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
superfamilyAgariciicaeGray 1847
familyAgariciidaeGray 1847
genusCraterastraea
speciescrateriformis(Gregory 1900)

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