Ptychophyllum Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Ptychophyllidae

Parent taxon: Ptychophyllidae according to D. Hill 1981

See also Hill 1956 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cyathactis, Implicophyllum

Subtaxa: Ptychophyllum infundibulum

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Canada (6: Alberta, British Colombia-Alberta, British columbia, Northwest Territories collections), Vietnam (1)

• Silurian of Canada (11: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec), China (1), India (1), Japan (1), the Russian Federation (4), the United Kingdom (1), United States (6: Alaska, California, Iowa, Nevada)

Total: 32 collections including 34 occurrences

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