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Columactinastraea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinastreidae

Taxonomy
Columactinastraea was named by Alloiteau (1952) [Sepkoski's age data: K Barr T Eo Sepkoski's reference number: 821]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); to Actinastreidae by Baron-Szabo (2006); and to Actinastraeidae by Turnsek (1997) and Pandey et al. (2007).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Columactinastraea Alloiteau
1989Placocolumastrea Reig Oriol
1997Columactinastraea Turnsek
2002Columactinastraea Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Columactinastraea Baron-Szabo p. 21
2007Columactinastraea Pandey et al.
2012Placocolumastrea Bover-Arnal et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyActinastreidae(Alloiteau 1952)
genusColumactinastraeaAlloiteau 1952

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