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Menophyllum

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Cyathopsidae

Taxonomy
Menophyllum was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1850) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Hapsiphyllidae by Hill (1956); to Cyathopsidae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Menophyllum Milne-Edwards and Haime
1956Menophyllum Hill
1981Menophyllum Hill
2002Menophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderCaniniinaWang 1950
familyCyathopsidaeDybowski 1873
genusMenophyllumMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850

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