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Stephanophyllia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Micrabaciidae

Taxonomy
Stephanophyllia was named by Michelin (1841) [Sepkoski's age data: K u R Sepkoski's reference number: 796]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Micrabaciidae by Wells (1956); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Stephanophyllia Michelin
1956Stephanophyllia Wells
2002Stephanophyllia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
superfamilyFungiicaeDana 1846
familyMicrabaciidaeVaughan 1905
genusStephanophylliaMichelin 1841

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