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Anthozoa - Stauriida - Kodonophyllidae

Circophyllum was named by Lang and Smith (1939) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl-l D Gedi Sepkoski's reference number: 1240]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Circophyllum Lang and Smith
1956Circophyllum Hill
1981Circophyllum Hill
2002Circophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderStreptelasmatinaWedekind 1927
familyKodonophyllidaeWedekind 1927
genusCircophyllumLang and Smith 1939

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