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Bussonastrea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

Taxonomy
Bussonastrea was named by Bauvais (1965).

It was assigned to Amphiastraeidae by Beauvais (1966); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Bussonastrea Bauvais
1966Bussonastrea Beauvais
2002Bussonastraea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderPachythecaliinaEliasova 1976
familyAmphiastreidaeOgilvie 1896
genusBussonastreaBauvais 1965

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