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Anthozoa - Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae

Asperophyllum was named by Spasskiy (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov-u D Eife-u]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Cystiphyllidae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

  • Kymocystis was named by Strelnikov (1968).

    It was synonymized subjectively with Asperophyllum by Hill (1981).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Asperophyllum Spasskiy
1968Kymocystis Strelnikov
1981Asperophyllum Hill
2002Asperophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderCystiphyllidaNicholson 1889
familyCystiphyllidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
genusAsperophyllumSpasskiy 1964

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