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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae

Stylophyllum (Maeandrostylis) was named by Frech (1890) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr u]. Its type is Stylophyllum (Maeandrostylis) irregulare.

It was reranked as Maeandrostylis by Wells (1956); it was misspelled as Meandrostylis by Roniewicz (1989) and Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Stylophyllum by Frech (1890); to Stylophyllidae by Wells (1956) and Roniewicz (1989); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Stylophyllum (Maeandrostylis) Frech
1956Maeandrostylis Wells
1989Meandrostylis Roniewicz
2002Meandrostylis Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderStylophyllinaBeauvais 1981
familyStylophyllidaeVolz 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.

No diagnoses are available