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Dimorphastrea vaughani

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Taxonomy
Leptophyllastraea vaughani was named by Durham (1942). Its type locality is UCMP Loc. A-3206 - Observatory Point [Crescent Fm], which is in a Ypresian marine volcaniclastic in the Crescent Formation of Washington.

It was recombined as Dimorphastrea vaughani by Kiessling (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1942Leptophyllastraea vaughani Durham
2008Dimorphastrea vaughani Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderMicrosoleninaMorycowa and Roniewicz 1995
familyLatomeandridaeAlloiteau 1952
genusDimorphastread'Orbigny 1850
speciesvaughani()

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