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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Morphastrea was named by d'Orbigny (1850) [Sepkoski's age data: K Vala K Ceno Sepkoski's reference number: 849].

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

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Agariciidae by Baron-Szabo (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Morphastrea d'Orbigny
2002Morphastrea Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Morphastrea Baron-Szabo

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
superfamilyAgariciicaeGray 1847
familyAgariciidaeGray 1847
genusMorphastread'Orbigny 1850

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