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Anthozoa - Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae

Parasmithiphyllum was named by McLean and Pedder (1984) [Sepkoski's age data: D Give D Fras-u Sepkoski's reference number: 165,680]. Its type is Parasmithiphyllum kakisianum.

It was assigned to Kyphophyllinae by McLean and Pedder (1984); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Parasmithiphyllum McLean and Pedder
2002Parasmithiphyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderKetophyllinaZhavoronkova 1972
familyKyphophyllidaeWedekind 1927
subfamilyKyphophyllinaeWedekind 1927

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.

No diagnoses are available