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Calophyllum columnare

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Polycoeliidae

Taxonomy
Coralliolites columnaris was named by von Schlotheim (1813).

It was recombined as Geinitzella columnaris by Tschernyschew and Stepanow (1916); it was recombined as Calophyllum columnare by Weyer (1984), Fedorowski and Bamber (2001) and Chwieduk (2007).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1813Coralliolites columnaris von Schlotheim p. 59
1842Cyathophyllum profundum Germar p. 579 figs. Pl 10, fig 14
1848Caryophyllia quadrifida Howse p. 260
1848Turbinolia donatiana King p. 6
1849Polycoelia donatiana King p. 388
1850Calophyllum donatianum King p. 23 figs. Pl 3, fig 1
1850Petraia profunda King p. 24 figs. Pl 3, fig 2
1861Calophyllum profundum Geinitz p. 110 figs. Pl 20, figs 15-17
1916Geinitzella columnaris Tschernyschew and Stepanow p. 12 figs. Pl 3, figs 4,5
1984Calophyllum columnare Weyer
2001Calophyllum columnare Fedorowski and Bamber p. 53 figs. 10, 11; pl 3, figs 3-6; pl 5, fig 6
2007Calophyllum columnare Chwieduk

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
RankNameAuthor
suborderPlerophyllinaSokolov 1960
familyPolycoeliidaeFromentel 1861
subfamilyPolycoeliinaeFromentel 1861
genusCalophyllumDana 1846
speciescolumnare()

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available