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Anthozoa - Stauriida - Cyathopsidae

Melanophyllum was named by Gorskiy (1951) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-u C Vise Sepkoski's reference number: 798]. It is not extant.

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

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1951Melanophyllum Gorskiy
1981Melanophyllum Hill
2002Melanophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderCaniniinaWang 1950
familyCyathopsidaeDybowski 1873
genusMelanophyllumGorskiy 1951

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