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Chonophyllum

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Arachnophyllidae

Taxonomy
Chonophyllum was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1850) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Chonophyllum Milne-Edwards and Haime
1956Chonophyllum Hill
1981Chonophyllum Hill
2002Chonophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderArachnophyllinaZhavoronkova 1972
familyArachnophyllidaeDybowski 1873
genusChonophyllumMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850

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