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Cladophyllia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

Taxonomy
Cladophyllia was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1851) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bajo K Albi Sepkoski's reference number: 806]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Cladophylliidae.

It was assigned to Cladophylliidae by Morycowa and Roniewicz (1990); to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Stylinidae by Götz et al. (2005).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1851Cladophyllia Milne-Edwards and Haime
1888Schizosmilia Koby
1976Schizosmilia Roniewicz
1990Cladophyllia Morycowa and Roniewicz
1991Schizosmilia Prinz
2002Cladophyllia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Schizosmilia Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Cladophyllia Götz et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderPachythecaliinaEliasova 1976
familyAmphiastreidaeOgilvie 1896
genusCladophylliaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1851

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