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Galaxea horrescens

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Oculinidae

Taxonomy
Oculina horrescens was named by Dana (1846).

It was recombined as Acrhelia horrescens by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1850); it was recombined as Galaxea horrescens by Veron (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Oculina horrescens Dana
1850Acrhelia horrescens Milne-Edwards and Haime
2000Galaxea horrescens Veron

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyOculinidaeGray 1847
subfamilyGalaxeinaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusGalaxeaOken 1815
specieshorrescens(Dana 1846)

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