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Petraphyllum

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Petraphyllidae

Taxonomy
Petraphyllum was named by Flügel (1989) [Sepkoski's age data: P Leon]. Its type is Petraphyllum columnum. It is the type genus of Petraphyllidae.

It was assigned to Petraphyllidae by Flügel (1989); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Petraphyllum Flügel
2002Petraphyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
familyPetraphyllidae
genusPetraphyllum

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