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Orbicella faveolata

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Madrepora faveolata was named by Ellis and Solander (1786). It is extant.

It was recombined as Montastrea faveolata by Pandolfi (2001); it was recombined as Orbicella faveolata by Huang et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1786Madrepora faveolata Ellis and Solander
2001Montastrea faveolata Pandolfi
2014Orbicella faveolata Huang et al.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMerulinidaeVerrill 1866
genusOrbicellaDana 1846
speciesfaveolata(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.

No diagnoses are available