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Proterophyllum

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Stauriidae

Taxonomy
Proterophyllum was named by Sokolov (1969) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara O Ashg Sepkoski's reference number: 1240]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Proterophyllum Sokolov
1981Proterophyllum Hill
2002Proterophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderStauriinaVerrill 1865
familyStauriidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
genusProterophyllumSokolov 1969

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