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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Rhynchonelliformea Williams et al.
1998Rhynchonelliformea Zrzavy et al.
1999Rhynchonelliformea Chen and Shi
2001Rhynchonelliformea Carlson p. 1110
2002Rhynchonelliformea Feldman p. 37
2007Rhynchonelliformea Zuykov and Harper
2008Rhynchonelliformea Zuykov et al.
2010Rhynchonelliformea Kaim et al. p. 76
2011Rhynchonelliformea Hansen and Holmer
2015Rhynchonelliformea Hints and Harper
2017Rhynchonelliformea Liljeroth et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996

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
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitep
Locomotion: stationaryp
Attached: yesp
Life habit: low-level epifaunalp
Diet: suspension feederp
Created: 2004-02-28 13:56:03
Modified: 2009-10-11 01:28:22
Source: p = phylum
Reference: Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Tommotian to the top of the Holocene or 530.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 520.0 Ma

Collections (40151 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Cambrian541.0 - 513.0Spain (Aragon) Trematobolus simplex (120552)
Early/Lower Cambrian541.0 - 513.0USA (Washington) Kutorgina cingulata, Kutorgina sp., Rustella edsoni (191233)
Early/Lower Cambrian541.0 - 513.0China (Yunnan) Kutorgina chengjiangensis (185939)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4USA (Wisconsin) Billingsella sp. (250)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4USA (Utah) Billingsella sp. (259)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4USA (New York) Obolella sp. (254)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4USA (Washington) Kutorgina sp., Rustella sp. (264)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4USA (Montana) Apheoorthis sp. (258)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4USA (Maryland) Obolella sp. (265)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4USA (Pennsylvania) Eoorthis indianola (156649)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4Norway (Eiker) Eoorthis sp. (194125 194126)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4Sweden (Östergötland) Archaeorthis sp. (191156 191159)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4USA (Arizona) Nisusia sp. (185)
Tommotian530.0 - 520.0Russian Federation (Yakutia) Nochoroiella isitica (10067)
Tommotian530.0 - 520.0Mongolia Khasagtina primaria (9996)
Montezuman530.0 - 516.0Mexico Nisusiidae indet. (10680)
Montezuman - Atdabanian530.0 - 516.0Mexico Alisina mexicana (10681)
Montezuman - Atdabanian530.0 - 516.0USA (Nevada) Nisusia sp. (10574)
Caerfai530.0 - 513.0USA (California) Kutorgina sp., Swantonia sp. (177)
Caerfai530.0 - 513.0USA (Vermont) Rustella sp., Nisusia sp., Wimanella sp. (191)