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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Oculinidae

Astrhelia was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1849) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi]. Its type is Madrepora palmata.

It was assigned to Oculinidae by Vaughan (1904) and Wells (1956); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

  • Astrohelia was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1857).

    It was synonymized objectively with Astrhelia by Wells (1954).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Astrhelia Milne-Edwards and Haime
1857Astrohelia Milne-Edwards and Haime
1904Astrhelia Vaughan p. 439
1956Astrhelia Wells p. F411
2002Astrhelia Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyOculinidaeGray 1847
genusAstrheliaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1849

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.

No diagnoses are available