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Anthozoa - Cystiphyllida - Goniophyllidae

Rhizophyllum was named by Lindström (1866) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov-m D Emsi]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Cystiphyllidae by Hill (1956); to Goniophyllidae by Hill (1981); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Rhizophyllum Lindström
1956Rhizophyllum Hill
1981Rhizophyllum Hill
2002Rhizophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderCystiphyllidaNicholson 1889
familyGoniophyllidaeDybowski 1873
genusRhizophyllumLindström 1866

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