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Favites tesserifera

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Taxonomy
Astrea tesserifera was named by Ehrenberg (1834). It is extant.

It was recombined as Prionastraea tesserifera by Klunzinger (1879); it was recombined as Favites tesserifera by Kiessling (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1834Astrea tesserifera Ehrenberg
1879Prionastraea tesserifera Klunzinger
2014Favites tesserifera Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMerulinidaeVerrill 1866
genusFavitesLink 1807
speciestesserifera(Ehrenberg 1834)

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