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Dendrogyra

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Meandrinidae

Taxonomy
Dendrogyra was named by Ehrenberg (1834) [Sepkoski's age data: K Barr R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Dichocoeniinae by Wells (1956); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1834Dendrogyra Ehrenberg
1849Gyrophyllia D'Orbigny
1956Dendrogyra Wells
2002Dendrogyra Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMeandrinidaeGray 1847
subfamilyDichocoeniinaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusDendrogyraEhrenberg 1834

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