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Spongophyllum

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Spongophyllidae

Taxonomy
Spongophyllum was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1851) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ludl D Eife Sepkoski's reference number: 1240]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Spongophyllidae by Hill (1956); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1851Spongophyllum Milne-Edwards and Haime
1956Spongophyllum Hill
2002Spongophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderPtenophyllinaWedekind 1927
familySpongophyllidaeDybowski 1873
genusSpongophyllumMilne-Edwards and Haime 1851

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