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Phaulactis Ryder 1926 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Lykophyllidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 5774

Synonyms: Lykocystiphyllum Wedekind 1927 (no. 111048), Lykophyllum Wedekind 1927 (no. 111047), Mesactis Ryder 1926 (no. 111045), Semaiophyllum Vollbrecht 1927 (no. 111302)

Parent taxon: Lykophyllidae according to D. Hill 1981

Sister taxa: Camurophyllum, Hercophyllum, Holophragma, Neocystiphyllum, Onychophyllum, Plasmophyllum, Pseudocystiphyllum, Pseudophaulactis, Pycnactis, Reimanophyllum, Rukhinia, Ryderophyllum, Strephophyllum, Sverigophyllum, Svetlania, Zeravschania

Subtaxa: Phaulactis semaiophylloides, Semaiophyllum magnus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder