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Montastrea orbitoides

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montastraeidae

Taxonomy
Placocoenia orbitoides was named by Eguchi (1951). Its type locality is Koikorobe, Tanohata-mura, which is in an Aptian perireef or subreef sandstone in the Moshi Sandstone Formation of Japan.

It was recombined as Montastrea orbitoides by Baron-Szabo (2009).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1951Placocoenia orbitoides Eguchi
2009Montastrea orbitoides Baron-Szabo

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

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