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Anthozoa - Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae

Mesophyllum (Cystiphylloides) was named by Chapman (1893) [Sepkoski's age data: D Gedi D Give Sepkoski's reference number: 422]. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Cystiphylloides by Hill (1981) and Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Mesophyllum by Chapman (1893); to Cystiphyllidae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Sister taxa
C. (Cladionophyllum), C. (Comanaphyllum), C. (Lythophyllum) (syn. Patridophyllum), C. (Skoliophyllum)

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1893Mesophyllum (Cystiphylloides) Chapman
1981Cystiphylloides Hill
2002Cystiphylloides Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderCystiphyllidaNicholson 1889
familyCystiphyllidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
genusCystiphylloides(Chapman 1893)

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