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Monticulastraea insignis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Taxonomy
Monticulastraea insignis was named by Duncan (1880). It is not extant. Its type locality is Magar Pir, Karachi, Sind, Pakistan, which is in a Burdigalian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone/sandstone in Pakistan.

It was recombined as Hydnophora insignis by Bosellini et al. (1987).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Monticulastraea elongata Duncan
1880Monticulastraea inaequalis Duncan
1880Monticulastraea insignis Duncan
1987Hydnophora insignis Bosellini et al.
1999Hydnophora inaequalis Bosellini

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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
genusMonticulastraeaDuncan 1880
speciesinsignisDuncan 1880

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