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Montastrea rotunda

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montastraeidae

Taxonomy
Montastrea rotunda was named by Budd et al. (1992). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Lago Alahuela, Panama, which is in a Priabonian reef, buildup or bioherm mudstone/limestone in the Gatuncillo Formation of Panama.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Montastrea rotunda Budd et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
familyMontastraeidaeYabe and Sugiyama 1941
genusMontastreaBlainville 1830
speciesrotunda

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