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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae

Heteropsammia was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1848) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio R Sepkoski's reference number: 796]. It is extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Heteropsammia Milne-Edwards and Haime
1956Heteropsammia Wells
2002Heteropsammia Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderDendrophylliinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyDendrophylliidaeGray 1847
genusHeteropsammiaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848

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.

No diagnoses are available