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Acrotreta

Lingulata - Acrotretida - Acrotretidae

Taxonomy
Acrotreta was named by Kutorga (1848) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u O Ashg Sepkoski's reference number: 397,921,1050]. Its type is Acrotreta subconica.

It was assigned to Acrotretidae by Henningsmoen (1952), Williams et al. (2000) and Popov (2000); and to Acrotretida by Bengtson (1992) and Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Acrotreta Kutorga
1952Acrotreta Henningsmoen
1992Acrotreta Bengtson p. 1030
2000Acrotreta Popov
2000Acrotreta Williams et al. p. 103
2002Acrotreta Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumLinguliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classLingulataGorjansky and Popov 1985
orderAcrotretidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyAcrotretoidea
familyAcrotretidaeSchuchert 1893
genusAcrotretaKutorga 1848

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