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Carlinastraea

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Spongophyllidae

Taxonomy
Carlinastraea was named by Merriam (1976) [Sepkoski's age data: D Gedi Sepkoski's reference number: 1240]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Spongophyllidae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Carlinastraea Merriam
1981Carlinastraea Hill
2002Carlinastraea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderPtenophyllinaWedekind 1927
familySpongophyllidaeDybowski 1873
genusCarlinastraeaMerriam 1976

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