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Lepidophyllia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae

Taxonomy
Lepidophyllia was named by Duncan (1868) [Sepkoski's age data: J Sine J Bajo-l Sepkoski's reference number: 2].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1868Lepidophyllia Duncan
1956Lepidophyllia Wells
2002Lepidophyllia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderStylophyllinaBeauvais 1981
familyStylophyllidaeVolz 1896
genusLepidophylliaDuncan 1868

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