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Margarophyllia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae

Taxonomy
Margarophyllia was named by Volz (1896) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi-u Tr Carn-u Sepkoski's reference number: 2,919,920]. It is the type genus of Margarophylliidae.

It was assigned to Procyclolitidae by Wells (1956); to Margarophylliidae by Roniewicz (1989) and Turnsek (1997); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1896Margarophyllia Volz
1956Margarophyllia Wells
1989Margarophyllia Roniewicz
1997Margarophyllia Turnsek
2002Margarophyllia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderDistichophylliinaBeauvais 1980
familyMargarophylliidaeCuif 1977
genusMargarophylliaVolz 1896

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