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Leptopsammia (cup coral)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae

Leptopsammia was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1848). It is extant.

It was assigned to Dendrophylliidae by Cairns (2001).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Leptopsammia Milne-Edwards and Haime
2001Leptopsammia Cairns

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderDendrophylliinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyDendrophylliidaeGray 1847
genusLeptopsammiaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848

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