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Anthozoa - Stauriida - Pycnostylidae

Protopilophyllum was named by Ivanovskiy (1963) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov-u S Wenl]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Protopilophyllum Ivanovskiy
1981Protopilophyllum Hill
2002Protopilophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderStauriinaVerrill 1865
familyPycnostylidaeStumm 1953
genusProtopilophyllumIvanovskiy 1963

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