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Donacosmilia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

Taxonomy
Donacosmilia was named by Fromentel (1861) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bajo J Tith Sepkoski's reference number: 822,833].

It was assigned to Amphiastreidae by Wells (1956); to Donacosmilidae by Turnsek (1997); to Mitrodendronidae by Tuzcu and Babayigit (1998); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1861Donacosmilia Fromentel
1956Donacosmilia Wells
1997Donacosmilia Turnsek
1998Donacosmilia Tuzcu and Babayigit
2002Donacosmilia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderPachythecaliinaEliasova 1976
familyAmphiastreidaeOgilvie 1896
genusDonacosmiliaFromentel 1861

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