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Starostinia arabica

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae

Taxonomy
Ironella arabica was named by El-Asa'ad (1991). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Safarrat and Huraymilah (Ulayyah), Saudi Arabia, which is in an Oxfordian reef, buildup or bioherm framestone in the Hanifa Formation of Saudi Arabia.

It was recombined as Starostinia arabica by Doweld (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Ironella arabica El-Asa'ad
2014Starostinia arabica Doweld

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderRhipidogyrina
familyRhipidogyridaeKoby 1905
genusStarostinia
speciesarabica()

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