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Balvia

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Prionoceratidae

Taxonomy
Balvia was named by Lange (1929) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302,1042]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Goniatitida by Sepkoski (2002); to Balviinae by Korn (2006); and to Prionoceratidae by Furnish et al. (2009).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Balvia Lange
2002Effenbergia Korn p. 277
2002Balvia Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Balvia Korn
2006Effenbergia Korn
2009Balvia Furnish et al. p. 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderTornoceratinaWedekind 1918
superfamilyPrionoceratoidea()
familyPrionoceratidaeHyatt 1884
genusBalviaLange 1929

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