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Lithophyllia patula

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Mussidae

Taxonomy
Montlivaltia patula was named by Sismonda (1871).

It was recombined as Lithophyllia patula by Chevalier (1961).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Montlivaltia patula Sismonda
1961Lithophyllia patula Chevalier

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyMussidaeOrtmann 1890
genusLithophylliaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1857
speciespatula(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