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Pleurocora arachnoides

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Taxonomy
Astroites arachnoides was named by Knorr and Walch (1777). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Montastrea arachnoides by Leloux (1999); it was recombined as Pleurocora arachnoides by Baron-Szabo (2008).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1777Astroites arachnoides Knorr and Walch
1849Pleurocora alternans Milne-Edwards and Haime
1906Pleurocora angelisi Felix
1998Latohelia circularia Baron-Szabo
1999Montastrea arachnoides Leloux
2002Pleurocora circularia Baron-Szabo
2008Pleurocora arachnoides 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
familyFaviidaeGregory 1900
subfamilyMontastreinaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusPleurocoraMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
speciesarachnoides(Knorr and Walch 1777)

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