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Pleurostylina

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae

Taxonomy
Pleurostylina was named by de Fromentel (1856) [Sepkoski's age data: J u Sepkoski's reference number: 826]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Amphiastraeidae by Eliasova (1975); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Pleurostylina de Fromentel
1926Metaulastraea Dietrich
1975Pleurostylina Eliasova p. 9
2002Pleurostylina Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Metaulastraea Löser

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderPachythecaliinaEliasova 1976
familyAmphiastreidaeOgilvie 1896
genusPleurostylinade Fromentel 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