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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Placocoeniidae

Placocoeniopsis was named by Alloiteau (1952) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes T Than-u Sepkoski's reference number: 86]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Placocoeniidae by Kiessling (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Placocoeniopsis Alloiteau
2002Placocoeniopsis Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Placocoeniopsis Kiessling

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyPlacocoeniidaeAlloiteau 1952
genusPlacocoeniopsisAlloiteau 1952

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