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Ellipsasteria

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Heliastraeidae

Taxonomy
Ellipsasteria was named by Roniewicz (1970) [Sepkoski's age data: J Tith-u Sepkoski's reference number: 658]. It is not extant. Its type is Ellipsasteria gracilis.

It was assigned to Heliastraeidae by Roniewicz (1970); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Ellipsasteria Roniewicz
2002Ellipsasteria Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyHeliastraeidaeAlloiteau 1952
genusEllipsasteria

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