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Diploastrea superficialis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Diploastraeidae

Taxonomy
Goniastrea superficialis was named by Sismonda (1871).

It was recombined as Thegioastraea superficialis by Chevalier (1961); it was recombined as Diploastrea superficialis by Kiessling (2014).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Goniastrea superficialis Sismonda
1961Thegioastraea superficialis Chevalier
2014Diploastrea superficialis Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
familyDiploastraeidaeChevalier and Beauvais 1987
genusDiploastreaMatthai 1914
speciessuperficialis(Sismonda 1871)

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