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Aspidiscus cristatus

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Cyclolitidae

Cyclolites cristata was named by Lamarck (1801). It is not extant. It is the type species of Aspidiscus.

It was recombined as Aspidiscus cristatus by Felix (1914) and Pandey et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1801Cyclolites cristata Lamarck
1914Aspidiscus cristatus Felix
2011Aspidiscus cristatus Pandey et al.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
superfamilyFungiicaeDana 1846
familyCyclolitidaed'Orbigny 1851
genusAspidiscusKoenig 1825
speciescristatus(Lamarck 1801)

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