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Anthozoa - Stauriida - Expressophyllidae

Contortophyllum was named by Strelnikov (1968) [Sepkoski's age data: S Prid Sepkoski's reference number: 1240]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Contortophyllum Strelnikov
1981Contortophyllum Hill
2002Contortophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderArachnophyllinaZhavoronkova 1972
familyExpressophyllidaeStrelnikov 1968
genusContortophyllumStrelnikov 1968

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