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Pleurophyllia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

Taxonomy
Pleurophyllia was named by Fromentel (1856) [Sepkoski's age data: J Oxfo K Apti-l Sepkoski's reference number: 840]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Amphiastraeidae by Roniewicz (1976); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Pleurophyllia Fromentel
1976Pleurophyllia Roniewicz
2002Pleurophyllia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderPachythecaliinaEliasova 1976
familyAmphiastreidaeOgilvie 1896
genusPleurophylliaFromentel 1856

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