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Goniastrea insignis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Prionastraea insignis was named by Duncan (1880). It is not extant. Its type locality is Bhagathoro Hill, Sind, which is in a Priabonian shallow subtidal limestone/sandstone in Pakistan.

It was recombined as Favites insignis by Schuster (2002); it was recombined as Goniastrea insignis by Baron-Szabo (2006).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Latimeandra gajensis Duncan
1880Latimeandra reussi Duncan
1880Prionastraea insignis Duncan
2002Favites insignis Schuster
2006Goniastrea insignis Baron-Szabo

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMerulinidaeVerrill 1866
genusGoniastreaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
speciesinsignis(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.

No diagnoses are available