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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Cuifastraeidae

Tropiphyllum was named by Cuif (1975) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr u Sepkoski's reference number: 658]. It is not extant. Its type is Tropiphyllum ornatum.

It was assigned to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cuifastraeidae by Roniewicz (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Tropiphyllum Cuif
2002Tropiphyllum Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Tropiphyllum Roniewicz

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderArchaeofungiinaAlloiteau 1952
familyCuifastraeidaeMelnikova 1983
genusTropiphyllumCuif 1975

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