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Alcyonacea

Anthozoa - Alcyonacea

Taxonomy
Alcyonacea was named by Lamouroux (1816). It is extant.

It was assigned to Octocorallia by Veron (2000); and to Anthozoa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1816Alcyonacea Lamouroux
2000Alcyonacea Veron p. 406
2002Alcyonacea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
subclassOctocorallia
orderAlcyonaceaLamouroux 1816
orderAlcyonaceaLamouroux 1816

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