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Hercophyllum

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Lykophyllidae

Taxonomy
Hercophyllum was named by Jones (1936) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ludl Sepkoski's reference number: 1240]. It is not extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Phaulactis by Hill (1956).

It was assigned to Lykophyllidae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Hercophyllum Jones
1981Hercophyllum Hill
2002Hercophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderLycophyllinaZhavoronkova 1972
familyLykophyllidaeWedekind 1927
genusHercophyllumJones 1936

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