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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

  • Dasyphyllia was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1848).

    It was synonymized subjectively with Caulastrea by Wells (1956).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Caulastraea Dana
1848Dasyphyllia Milne-Edwards and Haime
1956Caulastraea Wells
2000Caulastrea Veron p. 91
2002Caulastrea Sepkoski, Jr.
2014Caulastraea Huang et al.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMerulinidaeVerrill 1866
genusCaulastrea(Dana 1846)

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.

No diagnoses are available