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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae

Discocoenia was named by Tomes (1884) [Sepkoski's age data: J Hett-u J m Sepkoski's reference number: 833]. Its type is Discocoenia bononiensis.

It was assigned to Amphiastreidae by Wells (1956); to Stylophyllidae by Beauvais (1970); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Discocoenia Tomes
1956Discocoenia Wells
1970Discocoenia Beauvais
2002Discocoenia Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderStylophyllinaBeauvais 1981
familyStylophyllidaeVolz 1896
genusDiscocoeniaTomes 1884

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