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Goniopora elegans

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Poritidae

Porites elegans was named by Leymerie (1846).

It was recombined as Dictyaraea elegans by Reuss (1868); it was recombined as Goniaraea elegans by Felix (1884); it was recombined as Goniopora elegans by Kuzmicheva (1987).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Porites elegans Leymerie
1868Dictyaraea elegans Reuss
1880Porites superposita Duncan
1884Goniaraea elegans Felix
1941Goniopora nomlandi Wells
1987Goniopora elegans Kuzmicheva

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
superfamilyPoriticaeGray 1842
familyPoritidaeGray 1842
genusGonioporaBlainville 1830
specieselegans(Leymerie 1846)

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.

No diagnoses are available