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Astrea rotulosa

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Taxonomy
Madrepora rotulosa was named by Ellis and Solander (1786). It is extant. It is the type species of Astrea.

It was recombined as Astrea rotulosa by Huang et al. (2014).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1786Madrepora rotulosa Ellis and Solander
2014Astrea rotulosa Huang et al.

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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
genusAstreaLamarck 1801
speciesrotulosa(Ellis and Solander 1786)

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