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Valliculastraea

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Latomeandridae

Taxonomy
Valliculastraea was named by Alloiteau (1957) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sepkoski's reference number: 658]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Valliculastraea Alloiteau
2002Valliculastraea Baron-Szabo
2002Valliculastraea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderMicrosoleninaMorycowa and Roniewicz 1995
familyLatomeandridaeAlloiteau 1952
genusValliculastraeaAlloiteau 1957

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