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Pleurocora

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Faviidae

Taxonomy
Pleurocora was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1848) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno T Than-l Sepkoski's reference number: 837]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Haplaraeidae by Baron-Szabo (1997); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Pleurocora Milne-Edwards and Haime
1870Psammiophora Fromentel
1952Phyllohelia Alloiteau
1956Psammiophora Wells
1987Latohelia Löser
1997Pleurocora Baron-Szabo p. 77
2002Phyllohelia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Pleurocora Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Psammiophora Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyFaviidaeGregory 1900
subfamilyMontastreinaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusPleurocoraMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848

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