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Taxon: Order Alcyonacea - soft corals (invertebrate)
Classification by:

Natura - nature
   actualia - actual entities
     Mundus Plinius - physical world
       naturalia - natural bodies
         Biota
           "neomura"
             Domain Eukaryota Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes
               "neokaryotes" - mitochondrial eukaryotes
                 "neozoa"
                   "scotokaryotes" Cavalier-Smith, 1999
                     "podiates" Cavalier-Smith, 2013
                       Amorphea Adl et al., 2012
                         Opisthokonta Cavalier-Smith, 1987
                           Holozoa
                             filozoa Shalchian-Tabrizi, Minge, Espelund, Orr, Ruden, Jakobsen & Cavalier-Smith, 2008
                               Kingdom Animalia Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
                                 Epitheliozoa Ax, 1996
                                   Eumetazoa Bütschli, 1910 - eumetazoans
                                     Coelenterata
                                       Phylum Cnidaria Hatschek, 1888 - cnidarians
                                         Subphylum Anthozoa (Ehrenberg, 1831) Cavalier-Smith, 1998
                                           Class Anthozoa Ehrenberg, 1831
                                             Subclass Alcyonaria
                                               Order Alcyonacea - soft corals
                                                 Family Dendrobrachiidae [monotypic]
                                                 Family Pseudogorgiidae [monotypic]
                                                 Family Taiaroidae [monotypic]
                                                 1 Family Alcyoniidae
                                                 2 Family Astrospiculariidae
                                                 3 Family Paralcyoniidae
                                                 3.0 [Family Fasciculariidae] see Family Paralcyoniidae
                                                 3.0 [Family Maasellidae] see Family Paralcyoniidae
                                                 3.0 [Family Viguieriotidae] see Family Paralcyoniidae
                                                 4 Family Nephtheidae
                                                 4.0 [Family Nephthyidae] see Family Nephtheidae
                                                 5 Family Nidaliidae
                                                 5.0 [Family Siphonogorgiidae] see Family Nidaliidae
                                                 6 Family Xeniidae

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Last updated: 25 Apr 2017