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Anthozoa - Cystiphyllida - Palaeocyclidae

Primitophyllum was named by Kaljo (1956). Its type is Primitophyllum primum.

It was assigned to Tryplasmidae by Kaljo (1957); to Palaeocyclidae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Primitophyllum Kaljo
1957Primitophyllum Kaljo
1981Primitophyllum Hill
2002Primitophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderCystiphyllidaNicholson 1889
familyPalaeocyclidaeDybowski 1873
genusPrimitophyllumKaljo 1956

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