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Dimorphofungia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae

Taxonomy
Dimorphofungia was named by Bonneau et al. (1974) [Sepkoski's age data: J Sepkoski's reference number: 658]. It is not extant. Its type is Dimorphofungia aubouini.

It was assigned to Thamnasteriidae by Bonneau et al. (1974); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Dimorphofungia Bonneau et al.
2002Dimorphofungia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
familyThamnasteriidaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusDimorphofungia

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