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Caulastrea deformis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Taxonomy
Dasyphyllia deformis was named by Reuss (1868). Its type locality is Monte Grumi, Castelgomberto, which is in a Rupelian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Castelgomberto Formation of Italy.

It was recombined as Caulastrea deformis by Kiessling (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1868Dasyphyllia deformis Reuss
2008Caulastrea deformis Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMerulinidaeVerrill 1866
genusCaulastrea(Dana 1846)
speciesdeformis()

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