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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Siderastreidae

Pironastrea was named by d'Achiardi (1875) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo T Mi-m]. Its type is Pironastrea discoides.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Pironastrea d'Achiardi
1956Pironastrea Wells
2002Pironastrea Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Pironastrea López-Pérez p. 82

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
familySiderastreidaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusPironastread'Achiardi 1875

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