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Cyathophyllum

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Cyathophyllidae

Taxonomy
Cyathophyllum was named by Goldfuss (1826) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi D Give-u Sepkoski's reference number: 422]. It is not extant. Its type is Cyathophyllum dianthus.

It was assigned to Zaphrentidae by Hill (1956); to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cyathophyllidae by Dana (1846) and Pedder (2004).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1826Cyathophyllum Goldfuss
1846Cyathophyllum Dana
1956Cyathophyllum Hill
1974Cyathophyllum (Orthocyathus) Merriam p. 34
1981Orthocyathus Hill
2002Cyathophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Orthocyathus Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Cyathophyllum Pedder p. 851

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderCyathophyllinaNicholson 1889
familyCyathophyllidaeDana 1846
genusCyathophyllumGoldfuss 1826

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