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Stylophyllum

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae

Taxonomy
Stylophyllum was named by Reuss (1854) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Nori Tr Rhae]. It is not extant. Its type is Stylophyllum polyacanthum.

It was assigned to Stylophyllidae by Stanley (1986) and Roniewicz and MichalĂ­k (1998); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Stylophyllum Reuss
1986Stylophyllum Stanley, Jr.
1998Stylophyllum Roniewicz and MichalĂ­k p. 395
2002Stylophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderStylophyllinaBeauvais 1981
familyStylophyllidaeVolz 1896
genusStylophyllumReuss 1854

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