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Brachthelia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agatheliidae

Taxonomy
Brachthelia was named by Beauvais and Beauvais (1975). It is not extant. Its type is Brachthelia collignoni.

It was assigned to Agatheliidae by El-Asa'ad (1989); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Brachthelia Beauvais and Beauvais
1989Brachthelia El-Asa'ad
2002Bracthelia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderStylininaAlloiteau 1952
familyAgatheliidae
genusBrachtheliaBeauvais and Beauvais 1975

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