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Meandrina (Placocyathus) variabilis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Meandrinidae

Taxonomy
Placocyathus variabilis was named by Duncan (1864).

It was recombined as Meandrina (Placocyathus) variabilis by Budd et al. (1994).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Placocyathus variabilis Duncan
1994Meandrina (Placocyathus) variabilis Budd et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMeandrinidaeGray 1847
subfamilyMeandrininaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusMeandrinaLamarck 1801
subgenusPlacocyathus(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848)
speciesvariabilis(Duncan 1864)

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