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Melanophyllidium

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Kiziliidae

Taxonomy
Melanophyllidium was named by Kropacheva (1966) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise-u]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Melanophyllidium Kropacheva
1981Melanophyllidium Hill
2002Melanophyllidium Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderStauriinaVerrill 1865
familyKiziliidaeDegtyarev 1965
genusMelanophyllidiumKropacheva 1966

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