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Astraraea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae

Taxonomy
Astraraea was named by Felix (1900) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sant , K Camp Sepkoski's reference number: 818]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Astraraeidae by Morsch (1996); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1900Astraraea Felix
1935Trechmannaria Wells
1956Trechmannaria Wells
1957Valliseris Alloiteau
1996Astraraea Morsch p. 702
2002Astraraea Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Trechmannaria Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Valliseris Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
familyHaplaraeidaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusAstraraeaFelix 1900

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