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Dichocoenia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Meandrinidae

Taxonomy
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); and to Dichocoeniinae by Baron-Szabo (1999), Baron-Szabo (2002) and Baron-Szabo (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Dichocoenia Milne-Edwards and Haime
1999Dichocoenia Baron-Szabo
2002Dichocoenia Baron-Szabo
2002Dichocoenia Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Dichocoenia Baron-Szabo p. 80

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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
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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available