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Echinopora

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Taxonomy
Echinopora was named by Lamarck (1816) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Faviidae by Veron (2000); to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Merulinidae by Huang et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1816Echinopora Lamarck
2000Echinopora Veron p. 252
2002Echinopora Sepkoski, Jr.
2014Echinopora Huang 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
familyMerulinidaeVerrill 1866
genusEchinoporaLamarck 1816

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