Cystiphyllum Lonsdale 1839 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae

Synonyms: Coronoruga Strusz 1961, Cystilasma Zaprudskaya and Ivanovskiy 1962

Parent taxon: Cystiphyllidae according to D. Hill 1956

See also Hill 1981 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Cystiphyllum (Cruciphyllum) Cystiphyllum (Cysticonophyllum) Cystiphyllum (Gyalophyllum) Cystiphyllum (Gyaloplasma) Cystiphyllum (Hedstroemophyllum) Cystiphyllum visbyense

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (6 collections), Canada (1: Ontario), China (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2), United States (4: Iowa, New York), Vietnam (1)

• Clinton of Canada (5: British Columbia)

• Silurian to Devonian of Tajikistan (1)

• Silurian of Australia (8), Canada (11: Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Yukon), China (16), the Czech Republic (2), Japan (2), Mongolia (3), the Russian Federation (17), Sweden (10), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (23: Alaska, California, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, New York, Oklahoma, Virginia, Wisconsin)

Total: 118 collections including 140 occurrences

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