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Hispaniastraea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

Taxonomy
Hispaniastraea was named by Turnsek et al. (1975) [Sepkoski's age data: J Sine-u J Plie-l Sepkoski's reference number: 658,825]. Its type is Hispaniastraea murciana.

It was assigned to Amphiastraeidae by Prinz (1991); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Hispaniastraea Turnsek et al. p. 22
1991Hispaniastraea Prinz p. 167
2002Hispaniastraea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderPachythecaliinaEliasova 1976
familyAmphiastreidaeOgilvie 1896
genusHispaniastraea

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