Grypophyllum Wedekind 1922 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae

Parent taxon: Ptenophyllinae according to W. Kiessling 2003

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthophyllum, Acmophyllum, Aphroidophyllum, Australophyllum, Dohmophyllum, Ecnomiophyllum, Embolophyllum, Gryphophyllum, Hankaxis, Hezhangophyllum, Imennovia, Lyrielasma, Neomphyma, Paleogrypophyllum, Pseudochonophyllum, Pseudogrypophyllum, Psydracophyllum, Redstonea, Salairophyllum, Shastaphyllum, Taimyrophyllum, Tonkinaria, Toquimaphyllum, Weissermelia, Windelasma, Xystriphyllum

Subtaxa: Grypophyllum benbowi Grypophyllum jenkinsi

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (7 collections), Austria (2), Canada (14: Alberta, Saskatchewan, Mackenzie, British Columbia, Northwest Territories), China (2), the Czech Republic (3), Germany (11), Kazakhstan (1), Morocco (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (5), Spain (3), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (3: Alaska, Nevada), Vietnam (6)

Total: 63 collections including 79 occurrences

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