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Thamnasteriamorpha

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Tropiastraeidae

Taxonomy
Thamnasteriamorpha was named by Melnikova (1971) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn J Plie-u Sepkoski's reference number: 682]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Thamnasteriidae by Beauvais (1986); to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Tropiastraeidae by Stanley and Onoue (2015).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Thamnasteriamorpha Melnikova
1975Thamnotropis Cuif
1986Thamnasteriamorpha Beauvais
1997Thamnotropis Turnsek
2002Thamnasteriamorpha Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Thamnotropis Sepkoski, Jr.
2015Thamnasteriamorpha Stanley and Onoue p. 21

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
familyTropiastraeidaeCuif 1977
genusThamnasteriamorphaMelnikova 1971

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