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Cuifastraea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Cuifastraeidae

Taxonomy
Cuifastraea was named by Melnikova (1983) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Nori-m Tr Rhae Sepkoski's reference number: 919]. It is not extant. Its type is Cuifastraea granulata.

It was assigned to Cuifastraeidae by Turnsek (1997); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Cuifastraea Melnikova
1997Cuifastraea Turnsek
2002Cuifastraea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderArchaeofungiinaAlloiteau 1952
familyCuifastraeidaeMelnikova 1983
genusCuifastraeaMelnikova 1983

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