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Confusastrea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Taxonomy
Confusastrea was named by d'Orbigny (1849). It is not extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Complexastrea by Wells (1956); it was misspelled as Confusastraea by Sepkoski (2002) and Kiessling (2008).

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Osberger (1954) and Sepkoski (2002); and to Montlivaltiidae by Kiessling (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Confusastrea d'Orbigny
1954Confusastrea Osberger
2002Confusastraea Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Confusastrea Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMontlivaltiidaeDietrich 1926
genusConfusastread'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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available