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Colpophyllia iranica

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Taxonomy
Ceriosmilia iranica was named by Schuster (2002). Its type locality is Abadeh, Porites-Faviidae assemblage, Iran, which is in a Chattian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in the Qom Formation of Iran.

It was recombined as Colpophyllia iranica by Kiessling (2014).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Ceriosmilia iranica Schuster
2014Colpophyllia iranica Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyFaviidaeGregory 1900
genusColpophylliaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
speciesiranica()

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