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Molukkia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae

Taxonomy
Molukkia was named by Jaworski (1915) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Rhae Sepkoski's reference number: 919]. It is not extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Oppelismilia by Wells (1956).

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Flügel (1964) and Sepkoski (2002); and to Stylophyllidae by Kiessling (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1915Molukkia Jaworski
1964Molukkia Flügel
2002Molukkia Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Molukkia Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderStylophyllinaBeauvais 1981
familyStylophyllidaeVolz 1896
genusMolukkiaJaworski 1915

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