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Phacelophyllia

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Oppelismiliidae

Taxonomy
Phacelophyllia was named by Beauvais (1986) [Sepkoski's age data: J l Sepkoski's reference number: 919].

It was assigned to Conophylliidae by Beauvais (1986); to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Oppelismiliidae by Roniewicz (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Phacelophyllia Beauvais
2002Phacelophyllia Sepkoski, Jr.
2009Phacelophyllia Roniewicz

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
RankNameAuthor
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderStylophyllinaBeauvais 1981
familyOppelismiliidae
genusPhacelophyllia

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