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Isophyllia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Mussidae

Taxonomy
Isophyllia was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1851) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 1102]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Mussidae by Veron (2000); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1851Isophyllia Milne-Edwards and Haime
1928Isophyllastrea Matthai
1961Isophyllastrea Chevalier p. 292
2000Isophyllia Veron p. 36
2002Isophyllia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyMussidaeOrtmann 1890
genusIsophylliaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1851

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