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Aplopsammia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae

Taxonomy
Aplopsammia was named by Alloiteau (1958) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi K Ceno Sepkoski's reference number: 658]. It is not extant. Its type is Aplopsammia collignoni.

It was assigned to Dendrophylliidae by Baron-Szabo (2002); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Aplopsammia Alloiteau
2002Aplopsammia Baron-Szabo
2002Aplopsammia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderDendrophylliinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyDendrophylliidaeGray 1847
genusAplopsammia

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