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Acrothele

Lingulata - Lingulida - Acrothelidae

Taxonomy
Acrothele was named by Linnarsson (1876) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-l Cm uMid-u Sepkoski's reference number: 13,14,885]. Its type is Acrothele granulata.

It was assigned to Acrotretidae by Henningsmoen (1952); to Acrothelinae by Puura and Holmer (1993), Bruton and Harper (2000) and Williams et al. (2000); and to Acrotretida by Bengtson (1992) and Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Acrothele Linnarsson
1952Acrothele Henningsmoen
1992Acrothele Bengtson p. 1030
1993Acrothele Puura and Holmer
2000Acrothele Bruton and Harper
2000Acrothele Williams et al. p. 92
2002Acrothele Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Dearbornia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Glyptacrothele Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Redlichella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumLinguliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classLingulataGorjansky and Popov 1985
orderLingulidaWaagen 1885
superfamilyAcrotheloidea
familyAcrothelidaeSchuchert 1893
subfamilyAcrothelinaeWalcott and Schuchert 1908
genusAcrotheleLinnarsson 1876

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