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Baryphyllia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Calamophylliidae

Taxonomy
Baryphyllia was named by Fromentel (1857) [Sepkoski's age data: K Nc K Maes Sepkoski's reference number: 806]. Its type is Barysmilia gregaria.

It was assigned to Calamophylliidae by Wells (1956); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Baryphyllia Fromentel
1956Baryphyllia Wells
2002Baryphyllia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
superfamilyAgariciicaeGray 1847
familyCalamophylliidaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusBaryphylliaFromentel 1857

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