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Anthozoa - Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae

Smithiphyllum was named by Birenheide (1962) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife-u D Fame-l Sepkoski's reference number: 680]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Endophyllidae by Hill (1981); to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Kyphophyllinae by Brownlaw and Jell (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Smithiphyllum Birenheide
1981Smithiphyllum Hill
2002Smithiphyllum Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Smithiphyllum Brownlaw and Jell

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderKetophyllinaZhavoronkova 1972
familyKyphophyllidaeWedekind 1927
subfamilyKyphophyllinaeWedekind 1927
genusSmithiphyllumBirenheide 1962

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