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Anthozoa - Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae

Pilophyllum was named by Wedekind (1927). Its type is Pilophyllum keyserlingi.

It was assigned to Endophyllinae by Hill (1956); to Kodonophyllidae by Kaljo (1958); to Kyphophyllidae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Pilophyllum Wedekind
1956Pilophyllum Hill
1958Pilophyllum Kaljo
1981Pilophyllum Hill
2002Pilophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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