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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Oculinidae

Petrophyllia was named by Conrad (1855). It is extant.

It was assigned to Oculininae by Cairns (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1855Petrophyllia Conrad
1919Archohelia Vaughan
1956Archohelia Wells
1999Archohelia Squires p. 13
2001Archohelia Squires p. 5
2002Archohelia Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Petrophyllia Cairns

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyOculinidaeGray 1847
subfamilyOculininaeGray 1847
genusPetrophylliaConrad 1855

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