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Meekellidae

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Meekellidae

Taxonomy
Meekellidae was named by Stehli (1954) [Nom. transl. Williams, 1965 (p. 405) from Meekellinae Stehli, 1954]. It is not extant. Its type is Meekella.

It was assigned to Davidsoniacea by McIntosh (1974); and to Orthotetoidea by Williams et al. (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1954Meekellidae Stehli p. 303
1974Meekellidae McIntosh
2000Meekellidae Williams et al. p. 649

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderOrthotetidaWaagen 1884
superfamilyOrthotetoidea
familyMeekellidae
familyMeekellidae

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available