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Galaxea astreata

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Oculinidae

Taxonomy
Caryophyllia astreata was named by Lamarck (1816). It is extant.

It was recombined as Galaxea astreata by Kiessling et al. (2011).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1816Caryophyllia astreata Lamarck
1846Anthophyllum clavus Dana
1851Galaxea lamarcki Milne-Edwards and Haime
1918Galaxea clavus Vaughan
1924Galaxea clava Umbgrove
2011Galaxea astreata Kiessling et al.

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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
speciesastreata(Lamarck 1816)

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