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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae

Cyathophyllia was named by Fromentel (1865) [Sepkoski's age data: J Aale K Berr-u Sepkoski's reference number: 846,848]. It is not extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Montlivaltia by Wells (1956).

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Montlivaltiidae by Kiessling (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Cyathophyllia Fromentel
2002Cyathophyllia Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Cyathophyllia Kiessling

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMontlivaltiidaeDietrich 1926
genusCyathophylliaFromentel 1865

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