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Craterastraea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Taxonomy
Craterastraea was named by Beauvais (1978) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bath Sepkoski's reference number: 658]. It is not extant. Its type is Thamnasteria crateriformis.

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Agariciidae by Pandey and Fürsich (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Craterastraea Beauvais
2002Craterastraea Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Craterastraea Pandey and Fürsich

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
superfamilyAgariciicaeGray 1847
familyAgariciidaeGray 1847
genusCraterastraea

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