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Opisthophyllum

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

Taxonomy
Opisthophyllum was named by Ogilvie (1897). It is not extant. Its type is Opisthophyllum zitteli.

It was assigned to Amphiastreidae by Baron-Szabo (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Opisthophyllum Ogilvie
2002Opisthophyllum Baron-Szabo

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderPachythecaliinaEliasova 1976
familyAmphiastreidaeOgilvie 1896
genusOpisthophyllumOgilvie 1897

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