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Pentaphyllum

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Pentaphyllidae

Taxonomy
Pentaphyllum was named by de Koninck (1872) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-m P Dora Sepkoski's reference number: 798,1086]. It is not extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Cryptophyllum by Hill (1956).

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1872Pentaphyllum de Koninck
1981Pentaphyllum Hill
2002Pentaphyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderPlerophyllinaSokolov 1960
familyPentaphyllidaeSchindewolf 1942
subfamilyPentaphyllinaeSchindewolf 1942
genusPentaphyllumde Koninck 1872

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