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Xainzaphyllum Wang et al. 1983 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Waagenophyllidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232323

Full reference: Z. J. Wang, S. J. Chen, and R. R. Wu. 1983. Two new tetracorals Xizangophyllum and Xainzaphyllum from the lower Permian of Xizang. Contribution to the Geology of the Qinghai-Xizang (Tibet) Plateau 2 - Stratigraphy and Palaeontology 2:258-264

Parent taxon: Waagenophyllidae according to X. D. Wang and T. Sugiyama 2000

Sister taxa: Aridophyllum, Carinowaagenophyllum, Chombungia, Chuanshanophyllum, Ipciphyllum, Miyagiella, Peiraphyllum, Qinglongshanophyllum, Symmetrites, Szechuanophyllum, Thomasiphyllum, Vesotabularia, Waagenophyllinae, Wentzelellinae, Wentzellophyllum

Subtaxa: Xainzaphyllum longiseptatum

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Type: Xainzaphyllum longiseptatum

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder