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Hydnophyllia stellata

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Taxonomy
Meandrina stellata was named by Catullo (1856).

It was recombined as Colpophyllia stellata by Pfister (1980); it was recombined as Hydnophyllia stellata by Budd and Bosellini (2016).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Meandrina stellata Catullo
1868Latimaeandra discrepans Reuss
1868Latimaeandra tenera Reuss
1956Favites tenera Chevalier
1980Colpophyllia stellata Pfister
2016Hydnophyllia stellata Budd and Bosellini

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMerulinidaeVerrill 1866
genusHydnophylliaReis 1889
speciesstellata(Catullo 1856)

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