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Wapitiphyllum

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae

Taxonomy
Wapitiphyllum was named by McLean and Pedder (1984) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fras-u Sepkoski's reference number: 680]. Its type is Wapitiphyllum vallatum.

It was assigned to Kyphophyllinae by McLean and Pedder (1984); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Wapitiphyllum McLean and Pedder
2002Wapitiphyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderKetophyllinaZhavoronkova 1972
familyKyphophyllidaeWedekind 1927
subfamilyKyphophyllinaeWedekind 1927
genusWapitiphyllum

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