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Goniastrea parvula

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Taxonomy
Latimeandra parvula was named by Duncan (1880). It is not a trace fossil. 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 Goniastrea parvula by Baron-Szabo (2009).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Latimeandra parvula Duncan
1880Latimeandra parvula Reuss
2009Goniastrea parvula Baron-Szabo

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMerulinidaeVerrill 1866
genusGoniastreaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
speciesparvula(Duncan 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