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Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida
It was reranked as the superfamily Spiriferoidea by Johnson (1975), Jin and Chatterton (1997) and Waterhouse (2004); it was corrected as Spiriferoidea by Shen et al. (2003) and Williams et al. (2006).
It was assigned to Articulata by Talent (1963); to Spiriferida by Brunton and Champion (1974); to Brachiopoda by Johnson (1975); and to Spiriferidina by Savage et al. (1978), Jin and Chatterton (1997), Shen et al. (2003), Waterhouse (2004) and Williams et al. (2006).
|Year||Name and author|
|1963||Spiriferacea Talent p. 78|
|1974||Spiriferacea Brunton and Champion p. 834|
|1975||Spiriferoidea Johnson p. 969|
|1978||Spiriferacea Savage et al. p. 375|
|1997||Spiriferoidea Jin and Chatterton|
|2003||Spiriferoidea Shen et al. p. 242|
|2006||Spiriferoidea Williams et al. p. 1769|
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