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Stephanocoenia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae

Taxonomy
Stephanocoenia was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1848) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bath R Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Astrocoeniidae by Baron-Szabo (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Stephanocoenia Milne-Edwards and Haime
2002Stephanocoenia Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Stephanocoenia Baron-Szabo p. 14

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderAstrocoeniinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyAstrocoeniidaeKoby 1890
genusStephanocoeniaMilne-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