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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae

Faksephyllia was named by Floris (1972) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani Sepkoski's reference number: 841]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Faksephyllia Floris
2002Faksephyllia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Faxsephyllia Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Faksephyllia Kiessling

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderCaryophylliina(Vaughan and Wells 1943)
superfamilyCaryophylliicaeGray 1847
familyCaryophylliidaeGray 1847
subfamilyParasmilinaeVaughan and Wells 1943
genusFaksephylliaFloris 1972

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