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Glossophyllum

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Cyathophyllidae

Taxonomy
Digonophyllum (Glossophyllum) was named by Wedekind (1924) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-u D Give-u Sepkoski's reference number: 164]. It is not extant.

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

It was assigned to Digonophyllum by Wedekind (1924); to Cyathophyllidae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Digonophyllum (Glossophyllum) Wedekind
1981Glossophyllum Hill
2002Glossophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderCyathophyllinaNicholson 1889
familyCyathophyllidaeDana 1846
genusGlossophyllum(Wedekind 1924)

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