BIOTIC Species Information for Leptopsammia pruvoti
Researched byAngus Jackson Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byPaul Tranter
Scientific nameLeptopsammia pruvoti Common nameSunset cup coral
MCS CodeD804 Recent SynonymsLeptopsammia microcardia

PhylumCnidaria Subphylum
SuperclassAnthozoa ClassHexacorallia
Subclass OrderScleractinia
Suborder FamilyCaryophylliidae
GenusLeptopsammia Speciespruvoti

Additional InformationThe synonym Leptopsammia microcardia was last used by Abel (1959) and Rutzler, 1966 despite the general recognition of their synonymy since 1954.
Taxonomy References Hayward et al., 1996, Howson & Picton, 1997, Manuel, 1988, Anonymous, 1999(f), Zibrowius, 1980,
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