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Aspidastraea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Cyclolitidae

Taxonomy
Aspidastraea was named by Kühn (1933) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sn]. It is not extant. Its type is Aspidastraea orientalis.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1933Aspidastraea Kühn
1956Aspidastraea Wells
2002Aspidastraea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
superfamilyFungiicaeDana 1846
familyCyclolitidaed'Orbigny 1851
genusAspidastraea

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