Diphyphyllum Lonsdale 1845 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae

Alternative spelling: Lithostrotion (Diphyphyllum)

Parent taxon: Diphyphyllinae according to D. Hill 1981

See also Easton 1960, Hill 1956 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Kwangsiphyllum, Nemistium, Opiphyllum, Tizraia, Tschussovskenia

Subtaxa: Diphyphyllum archiaci

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pennsylvanian of United States (1: Utah collection)

• Carboniferous of Belgium (1), Canada (2: Northwest Territories, Yukon), China (3), France (1), Ireland (4), Morocco (6), the Russian Federation (5), South Korea (1), the United Kingdom (20), United States (2: Alaska, Idaho)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Alaska)

• Devonian of United States (3: Alaska, Montana, and Wyoming)

• Silurian of United States (8: Alaska, Iowa)

• Niagaran of United States (1: Ohio)

• Ordovician of Canada (1: Nunavut)

Total: 60 collections including 77 occurrences

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