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Lingula

Lingulata - Lingulida - Lingulidae

Taxonomy
Lingula was named by Bruguiére (1797). It is extant.

It was assigned to Lingulida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Lingulidae by Raymond (1911), Williams et al. (2000), Emig (2003) and Peng and Shi (2008).

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1797Lingula Bruguiére
1911Lingula Raymond
1990Lingula foliaceusa Liang p. 99 figs. Pl 1, fig 2
1990Lingulipora zhexiensis Liang p. 100 figs. Pl 1, fig 1
2000Lingula Williams et al. p. 32
2002Lingula Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Lingula Emig
2008Lingula Peng and Shi p. 149

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumLinguliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classLingulataGorjansky and Popov 1985
orderLingulidaWaagen 1885
superfamilyLinguloideaMenke 1828
familyLingulidaeGray 1840
genusLingulaBruguiére 1797

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