Pilophyllum Wedekind 1927 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Kyphophyllidae

Parent taxon: Kyphophyllidae according to D. Hill 1981

See also Hill 1956, Kaljo 1958 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Donacophyllum, Kakisaphyllinae, Kyphophyllinae, Kyphophyllum, Maikottaphyllum, Neokyphophyllum, Pilophylloides, Pseudoendophyllum, Strombodes, Wintunastraea

Subtaxa: Pilophyllum keyserlingi Pilophyllum massivum Pilophyllum porosum Pilophyllum zonatum

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Type: Pilophyllum keyserlingi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian to Devonian of Tajikistan (1 collection)

• Silurian of Canada (1: Northwest Territories and Yukon), China (8), Estonia (6), Mongolia (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (9), Ukraine (3)

• Ordovician of Estonia (2)

Total: 32 collections including 35 occurrences

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