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Platycoenia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae

Taxonomy
Platycoenia was named by Vaughan (1900) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m T Mi]. Its type is Platycoenia jacksonensis.

It was assigned to Astrocoeniinae by Wells (1956); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1900Platycoenia Vaughan
1956Platycoenia Wells
2002Platycoenia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyAstrocoeniidaeKoby 1890
subfamilyAstrocoeniinaeKoby 1890
genusPlatycoenia

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