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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1807Favites Link
1848Aphrastrea Milne-Edwards and Haime
1857Metastraea Milne-Edwards and Haime
1857Metastrea Milne-Edwards and Haime
1871Ellasmoastraea Michelotti
1871Plesiophyllia Michelotti
1961Ellasmoastraea Chevalier p. 150
2000Favites Veron p. 134
2002Favites Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Plesiophyllia Sepkoski, Jr.
2014Favites Huang et al.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMerulinidaeVerrill 1866
genusFavitesLink 1807

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