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Cardiastraea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae

Taxonomy
Cardiastraea was named by Beauvais (1978) [Sepkoski's age data: J Toar-u Sepkoski's reference number: 658,682]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Distichophylliinae by Beauvais (1986); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Cardiastraea Beauvais
1986Cardiastraea Beauvais
2002Cardiastraea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderDistichophylliinaBeauvais 1980
familyReimaniphylliidaeMelnikova 1975
subfamilyDistichophylliinaeBeauvais 1980
genusCardiastraeaBeauvais 1978

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