Cystiphylloides Chapman 1893 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae

Alternative spelling: Mesophyllum (Cystiphylloides)

Parent taxon: Cystiphyllidae according to D. Hill 1981

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Asperophyllum, Atopocystis, Bucanophyllum, Ceriocysta, Coleophyllum, Cystiphyllum, Diplochone, Edaphophyllum, Holcocystis, Mackenziephyllum, Microplasma, Pseudodigonophyllum, Zonophyllum

Subtaxa: Cystiphylloides (Cladionophyllum) Cystiphylloides (Comanaphyllum) Cystiphylloides (Lythophyllum) Cystiphylloides (Skoliophyllum)

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (8 collections), Belgium (7), Canada (15: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Ontario), China (5), the Czech Republic (4), France (1), Germany (11), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (4), Mongolia (1), Morocco (2), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (6), Spain (14), Tajikistan (2), Thailand (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (63: Alaska, Indiana, Kentucky, Nevada, New York, Ohio), Vietnam (2)

• Silurian to Devonian of Tajikistan (1)

• Silurian of Tajikistan (2), Ukraine (1), United States (1: Virginia)

Total: 158 collections including 208 occurrences

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