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Meandrina

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Trachyphylliidae

Taxonomy
Meandrina was named by Lamarck (1801) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 1110]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Meandrininae by Wells (1956); to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Trachyphylliidae by López-Pérez (2005).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1801Meandrina Lamarck
1815Maeandra Oken
1956Meandrina Wells
2002Meandrina Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Meandrina López-Pérez p. 83

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
familyTrachyphylliidaeVerrill 1901
genusMeandrinaLamarck 1801

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