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Grypophyllum

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae

Taxonomy
Grypophyllum was named by Wedekind (1922) [Sepkoski's age data: D Give-l D Fras-l Sepkoski's reference number: 680]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Ptenophyllinae by Kiessling (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1922Grypophyllum Wedekind
2002Grypophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Grypophyllum Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderPtenophyllinaWedekind 1927
familyPtenophyllidaeWedekind 1923
subfamilyPtenophyllinaeWedekind 1923
genusGrypophyllumWedekind 1922

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