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Orbicella franksi

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Taxonomy
Montastrea franksi was named by Gregory (1895). It is extant.

It was recombined as Orbicella franksi by Huang et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1895Montastrea franksi Gregory
2014Orbicella franksi 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
genusOrbicellaDana 1846
speciesfranksi(Gregory 1895)

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