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Dasmosmilia pacifica

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Taxonomy
Goniocyathus pacificus was named by Yabe and Eguchi (1932).

It was recombined as Caryophyllia pacifica by Wells (1956); it was recombined as Dasmosmilia pacifica by Cairns (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1932Goniocyathus pacificus Yabe and Eguchi
1956Caryophyllia pacifica Wells
1994Dasmosmilia pacifica Cairns

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophylliicaeGray 1847
familyCaryophylliidaeGray 1847
genusDasmosmiliaPourtal├Ęs 1880
speciespacifica(Yabe and Eguchi 1932)

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