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Pachyphyllia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Pachyphyllidae

Taxonomy
Pachyphyllia was named by Alloiteau (1957) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sant K Maes Sepkoski's reference number: 691]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Pachyphyllidae, Pachyphylliidae.

It was assigned to Pachyphyllidae by Baron-Szabo (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Pachyphyllia Alloiteau
2002Pachyphyllia Baron-Szabo

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
familyPachyphyllidaeBeauvais 1982
genusPachyphylliaAlloiteau 1957

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