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Ellipsoidastraea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Conophyllidae

Taxonomy
Ellipsoidastraea was named by Alloiteau (1957) [Sepkoski's age data: J Toar J Bajo Sepkoski's reference number: 828]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Conophylliidae by Beauvais (1986); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Ellipsoidastraea Alloiteau
1986Ellipsoidastraea Beauvais
2002Ellipsoidastraea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderArchaeofungiinaAlloiteau 1952
familyConophyllidaeAlloiteau 1952
genusEllipsoidastraeaAlloiteau 1957

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