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Acrophyllum

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Acrophyllidae

Taxonomy
Acrophyllum was named by Thomson and Nicholson (1876) [Sepkoski's age data: D Gedi D Emsi Sepkoski's reference number: 1240]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Acrophyllum Thomson and Nicholson
1956Acrophyllum Hill
1981Acrophyllum Hill
2002Acrophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderStreptelasmatinaWedekind 1927
familyAcrophyllidaeStumm 1949
genusAcrophyllumThomson and Nicholson 1876

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