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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Zardinophyllidae

Plesiophyllum was named by Alloiteau (1952) [Sepkoski's age data: J l K l Sepkoski's reference number: 828]. It is not extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Oppelismilia by Wells (1956).

It was assigned to Zardinophyllidae by Beauvais (1986); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Plesiophyllum Alloiteau
1986Plesiophyllum Beauvais
2002Plesiophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderPachythecaliinaEliasova 1976
familyZardinophyllidaeMontanaro-Gallitelli 1975
genusPlesiophyllumAlloiteau 1952

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.

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