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Craspedophyllia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae

Taxonomy
Craspedophyllia was named by Volz (1896) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn-l Tr Rhae Sepkoski's reference number: 919,920]. It is not extant. Its type is Craspedophyllia cristata.

It was assigned to Procyclolitidae by Turnsek (1997); to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); to Alpinophylliidae by Roniewicz et al. (2005); and to Reimaniphylliidae by Stanley and Onoue (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1896Craspedophyllia Volz
1997Craspedophyllia Turnsek
2002Craspedophyllia Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Craspedophyllia Roniewicz et al. p. 295
2015Craspedophyllia Stanley and Onoue p. 11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderDistichophylliinaBeauvais 1980
familyReimaniphylliidaeMelnikova 1975
genusCraspedophyllia

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