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Cassianastraea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Zardinophyllidae

Taxonomy
Cassianastraea was named by Volz (1897) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi-u Tr Carn-u]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Cyathophorinae by Wells (1956); to Pachythecalidae by Turnsek (1997); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Cassianastraea Volz
1956Cassianastraea Wells
1997Cassianastraea Turnsek
2002Cassianastraea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderPachythecaliinaEliasova 1976
familyZardinophyllidaeMontanaro-Gallitelli 1975
genusCassianastraeaVolz 1897

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