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Madracis ornata

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae

Taxonomy
Porites ornata was named by Michelotti (1838).

It was recombined as Astrocoenia ornata by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1848); it was recombined as Madracis ornata by Chevalier (1961).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Porites ornata Michelotti
1848Astrocoenia ornata Milne-Edwards and Haime
1961Madracis ornata Chevalier

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyAstrocoeniidaeKoby 1890
genusMadracisMilne-Edwards and Haime 1849
speciesornata(Michelotti 1838)

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