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Dactylosmilia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Taxonomy
Dactylosmilia was named by d'Orbigny (1849) [Sepkoski's age data: K m]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Dactylosmilia d'Orbigny
2002Dactylosmilia Baron-Szabo
2002Dactylosmilia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyFaviidaeGregory 1900
genusDactylosmiliad'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