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Meandrina

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Meandrinidae

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); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1801Meandrina Lamarck
1815Maeandra Oken
1956Meandrina Wells
2002Meandrina Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMeandrinidaeGray 1847
subfamilyMeandrininaeVaughan and Wells 1943
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