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Areopsammia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae

Taxonomy
Areopsammia was named by Dietrich (1917) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes Sepkoski's reference number: 86].

It was assigned to Dendrophylliidae by Wells (1956); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1917Areopsammia Dietrich
1933Paracyclolites Wells
1956Areopsammia Wells
2002Areopsammia 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
genusAreopsammiaDietrich 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