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Archaeosmilia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Zardinophyllidae

Taxonomy
Archaeosmilia was named by Melnikova (1975) [Sepkoski's age data: J Hett J Plie-u Sepkoski's reference number: 682,919]. It is not extant. Its type is Archaeosmilia beata.

It was assigned to Zardinophyllidae by Beauvais (1986); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Species
A. beata (type species), A. duncani
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Archaeosmilia Melnikova
1986Archaeosmilia Beauvais
2002Archaeosmilia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderPachythecaliinaEliasova 1976
familyZardinophyllidaeMontanaro-Gallitelli 1975
genusArchaeosmilia

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