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Gaynaphyllum

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae

Taxonomy
Gaynaphyllum was named by Pedder (1980) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife-u]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Ptenophyllidae by Zhen (1995); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Gaynaphyllum Pedder
1995Gaynaphyllum Zhen
2002Gaynaphyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderPtenophyllinaWedekind 1927
familyPtenophyllidaeWedekind 1923
genusGaynaphyllumPedder 1980

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available