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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pachyphyllidae

Dichocoenia was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1848) [Sepkoski's age data: K Turo R Sepkoski's reference number: 796]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); to Meandrinidae by López-Pérez (2005); and to Dichocoeniinae by Baron-Szabo (1999), Baron-Szabo (2002) and Baron-Szabo (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Dichocoenia Milne-Edwards and Haime
1934Favioseris Wells
1999Dichocoenia Baron-Szabo
2002Dichocoenia Baron-Szabo
2002Dichocoenia Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Dichocoenia López-Pérez p. 83
2006Dichocoenia Baron-Szabo p. 80
2012Favioseris Löser

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
familyPachyphyllidaeBeauvais 1982
genusDichocoeniaMilne-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.

No diagnoses are available