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Afilasma beecheri

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Cranaenidae

Taxonomy
Afilasma beecheri was named by Stehli (1961). Its type specimen is YPM S-1420 and is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Afilasma.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Afilasma beecheri Stehli p. 460 figs. Pl 62, figs 1-5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderTerebratulida
suborderTerebratulidina
superfamilyCryptonelloideaThomson 1926
familyCranaenidaeCloud 1942
subfamilyAfilasmatinae
genusAfilasma
speciesbeecheri

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