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Anthozoa - Cystiphyllida - Tryplasmatidae

Bowanophyllum was named by McLean and Webby (1976) [Sepkoski's age data: O Ashg Sepkoski's reference number: 1240]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Bowanophyllum McLean and Webby
1981Bowanophyllum Hill
2002Bowanophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderCystiphyllidaNicholson 1889
familyTryplasmatidaeEtheridge 1907
subfamilyTryplasmatinaeEtheridge 1907
genusBowanophyllumMcLean and Webby 1976

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