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Palaeastraea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae

Taxonomy
Palaeastraea was named by Kühn (1936) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Nori Tr Rhae Sepkoski's reference number: 919]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Coryphylliinae by Roniewicz (1989); to Distichophylliidae by Turnsek (1997); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Palaeastraea Kühn
1989Palaeastraea Roniewicz
1997Palaeastraea Turnsek
2002Palaeastraea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderDistichophylliinaBeauvais 1980
familyReimaniphylliidaeMelnikova 1975
subfamilyCoryphylliinaeBeauvais 1981
genusPalaeastraeaKühn 1936

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