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Guembelastraea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Guembelastraeidae

Taxonomy
Guembelastraea was named by Cuif (1976) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn-l Tr Nori-u Sepkoski's reference number: 834,919,920]. It is the type genus of Guembelastraeidae.

It was assigned to Gumbelastraeidae by Turnsek (1997); to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Guembelastraeidae by Stanley and Onoue (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Guembelastraea Cuif
1997Gumbelastraea Turnsek
2002Guembelastraea Sepkoski, Jr.
2015Guembelastraea Stanley and Onoue p. 17

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderArchaeofungiinaAlloiteau 1952
familyGuembelastraeidaeCuif 1977
genusGuembelastraeaCuif 1976

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