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Montastrea irradians

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montastraeidae

Taxonomy
Phyllocoenia irradians was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1848).

It was recombined as Orbicella irradians by Vaughan (1919); it was recombined as Heliastrea irradians by Azzaroli (1958); it was recombined as Montastrea irradians by Pfister (1980).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Phyllocoenia irradians Milne-Edwards and Haime
1919Orbicella irradians Vaughan
1958Heliastrea irradians Azzaroli
1980Montastrea irradians Pfister

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
familyMontastraeidaeYabe and Sugiyama 1941
genusMontastreaBlainville 1830
speciesirradians(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848)

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