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Discoporella

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Cupuladriidae

Taxonomy
Discoporella was named by d'Orbigny (1852) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l-l R]. It is extant. Its type is Lunulites umbellata.

It was assigned to Calpensiidae by Wienrich (1999); to Cheilostomata by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cupuladriidae by Scolaro (1970) and Guha (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1852Discoporella d'Orbigny
1970Discoporella Scolaro p. 96
1999Discoporella Wienrich p. 273
2002Discoporella Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Discoporella Guha

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Polyzoa
phylumBryozoaEhrenberg 1831
RankNameAuthor
classGymnolaemataAllman 1856
orderCheilostomataBusk 1859
suborderNeocheilostominad'Hondt 1985
infraorderFlustrinaSmitt 1868
superfamilyCalloporoideaNorman 1903
familyCupuladriidaeLagaaij 1952
genusDiscoporellad'Orbigny 1852

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