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Dimorphocoenia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Taxonomy
Dimorphocoenia was named by de Fromentel (1857) [Sepkoski's age data: J u K Apti-l Sepkoski's reference number: 821,826]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Montlivaltiidae by Götz et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Dimorphocoenia de Fromentel
2002Dimorphocoenia Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Dimorphocoenia Götz et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMontlivaltiidaeDietrich 1926
genusDimorphocoeniade Fromentel 1857

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