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Balanophyllia praelonga

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae

Taxonomy
Turbinolia praelonga was named by Michelotti (1838).

It was recombined as Balanophyllia praelonga by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1848); it was recombined as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) praelonga by Chevalier (1961).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Turbinolia praelonga Michelotti
1848Balanophyllia praelonga Milne-Edwards and Haime
1961Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) praelonga Chevalier

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderDendrophylliinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyDendrophylliidaeGray 1847
genusBalanophylliaWood 1844
speciespraelonga(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