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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Merulinidae

Oulophyllia was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1848) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi R Sepkoski's reference number: 796]. It is extant. Its type is Oulophyllia crispa.

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); to Faviidae by Veron (2000) and López-Pérez (2005); and to Merulinidae by Huang et al. (2014).

  • Ulophyllia was named by Milne-Edwards (1857).

    It was synonymized subjectively with Oulophyllia by Wells (1956).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Oulophyllia Milne-Edwards and Haime
1857Ulophyllia Milne-Edwards
2000Oulophyllia Veron p. 195
2002Oulophyllia Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Oulophyllia López-Pérez p. 83
2014Oulophyllia Huang et al.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
superfamilyFaviicaeGregory 1900
familyMerulinidaeVerrill 1866
genusOulophylliaMilne-Edwards and Haime 1848

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