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Cystiphyllum (Gyalophyllum)

Anthozoa - Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae

Taxonomy
Cystiphyllum (Gyalophyllum) was named by Wedekind (1927) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ludl Sepkoski's reference number: 1240]. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Gyalophyllum by Hill (1956) and Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Cystiphyllidae by Hill (1956); to Cystiphyllum by Wedekind (1927) and Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Cystiphyllum (Gyalophyllum) Wedekind
1956Gyalophyllum Hill
1981Cystiphyllum (Gyalophyllum) Hill
2002Gyalophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderCystiphyllidaNicholson 1889
familyCystiphyllidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
genusCystiphyllumLonsdale 1839
subgenusGyalophyllumWedekind 1927

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