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Dipsastraea favus

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Taxonomy
Madrepora favus was named by Forskal (1775). It is extant.

It was recombined as Goniastrea favus by Montanaro (1932); it was recombined as Favia favus by Inskipp et al. (2005); it was recombined as Dipsastraea favus by Huang et al. (2014).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1775Madrepora cavernosa Forskal
1775Madrepora favus Forskal
1850Parastrea affinis Milne-Edwards and Haime
1850Parastrea savignyi Milne-Edwards and Haime
1879Favia cavernosa Klunzinger
1904Favia affinis Gardiner
1904Orbicella borradailei Gardiner
1932Favia savignyi Montanaro
1932Goniastrea favus Montanaro
2005Favia favus Inskipp et al.
2014Dipsastraea favus 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
genusDipsastraeade Blainville 1830
speciesfavus(Forskal 1775)

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