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Anthozoa - Favositida - Cleistoporidae

Riphaeolites was named by Yanet (1955) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ludl-u D Emsi].

It was corrected as Rhiphaeolites by Yanet (1956); it was misspelled as Rhiphaeolites by Nikiforova (1977), Hill (1981) and Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Tabulata by Yanet (1956); to Cleistoporidae by Nikiforova (1977) and Hill (1981); and to Tabulata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Riphaeolites Yanet
1956Rhiphaeolites Yanet
1977Rhiphaeolites Nikiforova
1981Riphaeolites Hill
2002Riphaeolites Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassTabulataMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
orderFavositidaWedekind 1937
suborderFavositinaWedekind 1937
superfamilyFavositicaeDana 1846
familyCleistoporidaeEaston 1944
genusRiphaeolitesYanet 1955

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