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Orionastraea

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae

Taxonomy
Orionastraea was named by Smith (1917) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise-u C Serp-l Sepkoski's reference number: 163]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Lithostrotionidae by Hill (1956); to Lithostrotioninae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1917Orionastraea Smith
1956Orionastraea Hill
1981Orionastraea Hill
2002Orionastraea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderLithostrotioninaSpasskiy and Kachanov 1971
familyLithostrotionidaed'Orbigny 1851
subfamilyLithostrotioninaed'Orbigny 1852
genusOrionastraeaSmith 1917

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