Disphyllum Fromentel 1861 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Disphyllidae

Synonyms: Ceratinella Soshkina 1941, Megaphyllum Soshkina 1939, Pseudostringophyllum Soshkina 1939

Parent taxon: Disphyllinae according to D. Hill 1981

See also Hill 1956 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alaiophyllum, Amaraphyllum, Aphraxonia, Argutastrea, Aristophyllum, Ceratophyllum, Chalcidophyllum, Charactophyllum, Chostophyllum, Dushanophrentis, Eoglossophyllum, Hemiaulacophyllum, Hillastraea, Hunanophrentis, Kunthia, Minussiella, Noviphyllum, Pseudocampophyllum, Spinophyllum, Temnophyllum

Subtaxa: Disphyllum caespitosum Disphyllum conjugans Disphyllum hockingi Disphyllum incomptum Disphyllum intertextum Disphyllum iowensis Disphyllum murum Disphyllum paracouvinense Disphyllum patulum Disphyllum virgatum

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Afghanistan (3 collections), Australia (30), Belgium (2), Canada (27: Alberta, British Colombia-Alberta, British Columbia, British Columbia-Alberta, Northwest Territories, Ontario), China (10), the Czech Republic (8), France (12), Germany (19), Iran (4), Italy (1), Poland (17), the Russian Federation (5), Spain (5), Tajikistan (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (35: Alaska, Arizona, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Nevada, New York), Vietnam (1)

• Silurian of Canada (1: Northwest Territories), China (3)

Total: 192 collections including 245 occurrences

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