|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||Age range and collections|
Brachiopoda (lamp shell)
It was reranked as the class Brachiopoda by Martin (1904); it was reranked as the unranked clade Brachiopoda by Edgecombe et al. (2011).
It was assigned to Molluscoidea by Martin (1904); to Phoronozoa by Zrzavy et al. (1998); to Metazoa by Sepkoski (2002); to Trochozoa by Edgecombe et al. (2011); to Brachiozoa by Nielsen (2012); and to Lophophorata by Nesnidal et al. (2013).
|Year||Name and author|
|1869||Inarticulata Huxley p. 116|
|1904||Brachiopoda Martin p. 402|
|1964||Articulata Boucot and Johnson p. 3|
|1998||Brachiopoda Zrzavy et al.|
|1998||Inarticulata Zrzavy et al.|
|2002||Articulata Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2002||Brachiopoda Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2002||Inarticulata Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2011||Brachiopoda Edgecombe et al. p. 153 figs. Fig. 1|
|2012||Brachiopoda Nielsen p. 230|
|2013||Brachiopoda Nesnidal et al.|
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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.