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Acanthophyllum

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae

Taxonomy
Acanthophyllum was named by Dybowski (1873) [Sepkoski's age data: D Sieg-l D Fras-l Sepkoski's reference number: 680]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Ptenophyllidae by Hill (1956); to Ptenophyllinae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Acanthophyllum Dybowski
1925Stenophyllum Wedekind
1956Acanthophyllum Hill
1981Acanthophyllum Hill
2002Acanthophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderPtenophyllinaWedekind 1927
familyPtenophyllidaeWedekind 1923
subfamilyPtenophyllinaeWedekind 1923
genusAcanthophyllumDybowski 1873

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