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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Latiphyllia was named by Fromentel (1861) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bajo K].

It was assigned to Montlivaltiinae by Wells (1956); to Montlivaltiidae by Turnsek (1997); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

  • Glyphephyllia was named by Fromentel (1873). It is not extant.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Latiphyllia by Wells (1956).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1861Latiphyllia Fromentel
1873Glyphephyllia Fromentel
1956Latiphyllia Wells
1997Latiphyllia Turnsek
2002Latiphyllia Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMontlivaltiidaeDietrich 1926
subfamilyMontlivaltiinaeDietrich 1926
genusLatiphylliaFromentel 1861

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