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Brachyphyllia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Taxonomy
Brachyphyllia was named by Reuss (1854) [Sepkoski's age data: K Apti K Turo Sepkoski's reference number: 2].

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Brachyphyllia Reuss
1956Brachyphyllia Wells
1994Neothecoseris Eliasova
2002Neothecoseris Baron-Szabo
2002Brachyphyllia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Miniphyllia Eliasova

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderMicrosoleninaMorycowa and Roniewicz 1995
familyLatomeandridaeAlloiteau 1952
genusBrachyphylliaReuss 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