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Carolastraea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Carolastraeidae

Taxonomy
Carolastraea was named by Eliasova (1976) [Sepkoski's age data: J Call-m J Tith Sepkoski's reference number: 688]. It is not extant. Its type is Carolastraea fraji. It is the type genus of Carolastraeidae.

It was assigned to Carolastraeidae by Baron-Szabo (2002); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Carolastraea Eliasova p. 178
2002Carolastraea Baron-Szabo
2002Carolastraea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAmphiastraeinaAlloiteau 1952
familyCarolastraeidaeEliasova 1976
genusCarolastraea

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