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Astraeomorpha

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae

Taxonomy
Astraeomorpha was named by Reuss (1854) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn-u Tr Rhae Sepkoski's reference number: 919,920]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Thamnasteriidae by Stanley (1986); to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Astraeomorphidae by Turnsek (1997), Roniewicz and Michalík (1998) and Roniewicz and Stanley (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Astraeomorpha Reuss
1986Astraeomorpha Stanley, Jr.
1997Astraeomorpha Turnsek
1998Astraeomorpha Roniewicz and Michalík p. 398
2002Astraeomorpha Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Astraeomorpha Roniewicz and Stanley p. 961

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
familyAstraeomorphidaeFrech 1890
genusAstraeomorphaReuss 1854

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