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Elephantaria

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Actinacididae

Taxonomy
Elephantaria was named by Oppenheim (1930) [Sepkoski's age data: K u]. Its type is Elephantaria lindstroemi.

It was assigned to Actinacididae by Wells (1956); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Elephantaria Oppenheim
1956Elephantaria Wells
2002Elephantaria Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
superfamilyPoriticaeGray 1842
familyActinacididaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusElephantariaOppenheim 1930

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