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Psammocora

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Siderastreidae

Taxonomy
Psammocora was named by Dana (1846) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 1110]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Thamnasteriidae by Veron and Pichon (1976); to Siderastreidae by Veron (2000); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Psammocora Dana
1867Stephanaria Verrill
1976Psammocora Veron and Pichon p. 21
2000Psammocora Veron
2002Psammocora Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Stephanaria Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
familySiderastreidaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusPsammocoraDana 1846

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