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Protoheterstraeidae (disused)

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Protoheterstraeidae

Taxonomy
Protoheterstraeidae was named by Cuif (1977). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Pachythecaliina by Turnsek (1997); and to Caryophylliina by Roniewicz and Michalik (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Protoheterstraeidae Cuif
1997Protoheterstraeidae Turnsek
2002Protoheterstraeidae Roniewicz and Michalik p. 151

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
familyProtoheterstraeidaeCuif 1977
familyProtoheterstraeidaeCuif 1977

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