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Caryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) fernandesi

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Taxonomy
Caryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) fernandesi was named by Tavora et al. (2002). Its type locality is B-17 quarry, Capanema, which is in a Miocene lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in the Pirabas Formation of Brazil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Caryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) fernandesi Tavora et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyCaryophylliicaeGray 1847
familyCaryophylliidaeGray 1847
subfamilyCaryophylliinaeGray 1847
genusCaryophylliaLamarck 1801
subgenusAcanthocyathus(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848)
speciesfernandesi

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available