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Plesiosmilia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Smilotrochiidae

Taxonomy
Plesiosmilia was named by Milaschewitsch (1876).

It was assigned to Amphiastraeidae by Wells (1956); and to Smilotrochiidae by Turnsek (1997).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Plesiosmilia Milaschewitsch
1956Plesiosmilia Wells
1997Plesiosmilia Turnsek

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderMeandriinaAlloiteau 1952
familySmilotrochiidaeAlloiteau 1952
genusPlesiosmiliaMilaschewitsch 1876

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