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Dendrosmilia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Taxonomy
Dendrosmilia was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1848) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo T Ol].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Dendrosmilia Milne-Edwards and Haime
1956Dendrosmilia Wells
2002Dendrosmilia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophylliicaeGray 1847
familyCaryophylliidaeGray 1847
subfamilyParasmiliinaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusDendrosmiliaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848

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