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Anthozoa - Stauriida - Disphyllidae

Chostophyllum was named by Pedder (1982) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife-u D Give-u Sepkoski's reference number: 164]. It is not extant. Its type is Chostophyllum metula.

It was assigned to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Disphyllinae by Brownlaw and Jell (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Chostophyllum Pedder
2002Chostophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Chostophyllum Brownlaw and Jell

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderColumnariinaRominger 1876
familyDisphyllidaeHill 1939
subfamilyDisphyllinaeHill 1939
genusChostophyllumPedder 1982

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