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Minasteria shastensis

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pamiroseriidae

Taxonomy
Astrocoenia shastensis was named by Smith (1927).

It was recombined as Actinastraea shastensis by Stanley (1979); it was recombined as Minasteria shastensis by Roniewicz and Stanley (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Astrocoenia shastensis Smith p. 132 figs. Pl 112, figs 11-13
1979Actinastraea shastensis Stanley
2013Minasteria shastensis Roniewicz and Stanley p. 959 figs. 10.1, 10.2, 10.5-10.7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyPamiroseriidaeMelnikova 1984
genusMinasteria
speciesshastensis()

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