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Madrepora

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Oculinidae

Taxonomy
Madrepora was named by Linne (1758) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani R Sepkoski's reference number: 1125]. It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Leptoria by Veron et al. (1977).

It was assigned to Oculinidae by Filkorn (1994); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Madrepora Linne
1994Madrepora Filkorn
2002Amphelia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Madrepora Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyOculinidaeGray 1847
genusMadreporaLinne 1758

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