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Columactinastraea formosa

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Taxonomy
Astrea formosa was named by Goldfuss (1826).

It was recombined as Stephanocoenia formosa by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1848); it was recombined as Columastrea formosa by Turnsek and Polsak (1978); it was recombined as Columactinastraea formosa by Baron-Szabo (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1826Astrea formosa Goldfuss
1848Stephanocoenia formosa Milne-Edwards and Haime
1978Columastrea formosa Turnsek and Polsak
2003Columactinastraea formosa Baron-Szabo

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyActinastreidae(Alloiteau 1952)
genusColumactinastraeaAlloiteau 1952
speciesformosa(Goldfuss 1826)

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