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Anthozoa - Stauriida - Pycnostylidae

Synaptophyllum was named by Simpson (1900) [Sepkoski's age data: D Eife]. It is not extant.

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

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1900Synaptophyllum Simpson
1956Synaptophyllum Hill
1981Synaptophyllum Hill
2002Synaptophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderStauriinaVerrill 1865
familyPycnostylidaeStumm 1953
genusSynaptophyllumSimpson 1900

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