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Proleptophyllia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Acrosmiliidae

Taxonomy
Proleptophyllia was named by Alloiteau (1951) [Sepkoski's age data: J Hett J l Sepkoski's reference number: 796].

It was assigned to Acrosmiliidae by Beauvais (1986); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1951Proleptophyllia Alloiteau
1986Proleptophyllia Beauvais
2002Proleptophyllia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
familyAcrosmiliidaeAlloiteau 1952
genusProleptophylliaAlloiteau 1951

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