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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Columastreidae

Columastrea was named by d'Orbigny (1849) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sant K Maes Sepkoski's reference number: 86,796,818]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Columastraeidae.

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Columastraeidae by Baron-Szabo (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Columastrea d'Orbigny
1851Columnastraea Milne-Edwards and Haime
2002Columastrea Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Columastrea Baron-Szabo p. 59

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyColumastreidae(Alloiteau 1952)
genusColumastread'Orbigny 1849

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