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Anthozoa - Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae

Diphyphyllum was named by Lonsdale (1845) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise-l P Asse Sepkoski's reference number: 163]. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Lithostrotion (Diphyphyllum) by Easton (1960).

It was assigned to Lithostrotionidae by Hill (1956); to Lithostrotion by Easton (1960); to Diphyphyllinae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Diphyphyllum Lonsdale
1956Diphyphyllum Hill
1960Lithostrotion (Diphyphyllum) Easton p. 579
1981Diphyphyllum Hill
2002Diphyphyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderLithostrotioninaSpasskiy and Kachanov 1971
familyLithostrotionidaed'Orbigny 1851
subfamilyDiphyphyllinaeDybowski 1873
genusDiphyphyllumLonsdale 1845

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