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Flabellosmilia vaughani

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Meandrinidae

Taxonomy
Trochocyathus vaughani was named by Stephenson (1916) [questionable assignment]. It is not extant.

It was recombined as Platytrochus vaughani by Wells (1933); it was recombined as Flabellosmilia vaughani by Baron-Szabo (2006).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Trochocyathus vaughani Stephenson
1933Platytrochus vaughani Wells
1994Tropidocyathus minimus Filkorn
1994Tropidocyathus seymourensis Filkorn
2006Flabellosmilia vaughani Baron-Szabo

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMeandrinidaeGray 1847
subfamilyMeandrininaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusFlabellosmiliaOppenheim 1930
speciesvaughani(Stephenson 1916)

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