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Stephanastrea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Taxonomy
Stephanastrea was named by Etallon (1862) [Sometimes spelled Stephanastraea]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Actinastraeidae by Roniewicz (1976) and Morsch (1996); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1862Stephanastrea Etallon
1976Stephanastrea Roniewicz
1996Stephanastrea Morsch p. 675
2002Stephanasrea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyActinastreidae(Alloiteau 1952)
genusStephanastreaEtallon 1862

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