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Amphiaulastrea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

Taxonomy
Amphiaulastrea was named by Geyer (1955) [Sepkoski's age data: J u Sepkoski's reference number: 920]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Mitrodendronidae by Turnsek (1997) and Baron-Szabo (1997); to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Amphiastraeidae by Morycowa and Decrouez (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Amphiaulastrea Geyer
1997Amphiaulastrea Baron-Szabo p. 73
1997Amphiaulastrea Turnsek
2002Amphiaulastrea Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Amphiaulastrea Morycowa and Decrouez

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderPachythecaliinaEliasova 1976
familyAmphiastreidaeOgilvie 1896
genusAmphiaulastreaGeyer 1955

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