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Pinacophyllum peruvianum

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae

Pinacophyllum peruvianum was named by Stanley (1994). Its type specimen is UMIP 20947 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is 85-SH-3, Shalypayco, which is in a Norian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in the Chambara Formation of Peru.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1994Pinacophyllum peruvianum Stanley, Jr. p. 81 figs. Pl 1, figs 4,5

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderStylophyllinaBeauvais 1981
familyStylophyllidaeVolz 1896

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available