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Planetophyllum

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Columnariidae

Taxonomy
Planetophyllum was named by Crickmay (1960) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife Sepkoski's reference number: 422]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Planetophyllum Crickmay
1981Planetophyllum Hill
2002Planetophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderColumnariinaRominger 1876
familyColumnariidaeNicholson 1879
genusPlanetophyllumCrickmay 1960

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