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Tiarasmilia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Taxonomy
Tiarasmilia was named by Wells (1932) [Sepkoski's age data: K l K Apti-u]. Its type is Tiarasmilia casteri.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1932Tiarasmilia Wells
1956Tiarasmilia Wells
2002Tiarasmilia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
RankNameAuthor
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophylliicaeGray 1847
familyCaryophylliidaeGray 1847
subfamilyDesmophyllinaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusTiarasmilia

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