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Thecosmilia elegans

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Taxonomy
Thecosmiliopsis elegans was named by Lebanidze (1991). Its type locality is Tepebashe Mountains, Abkhaziya, which is in an Oxfordian/Kimmeridgian perireef or subreef limestone in Georgia.

It was recombined as Thecosmilia elegans by Kiessling (2014).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Thecosmiliopsis elegans Lebanidze
2014Thecosmilia elegans Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMontlivaltiidaeDietrich 1926
genusThecosmiliaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848
specieselegans()

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