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Curticia

Lingulata - Acrotretida - Curticiidae

Taxonomy
Curticia was named by Walcott (1905) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Boto Cm Fran Sepkoski's reference number: 2,17]. It is the type genus of Curticiidae.

It was assigned to Brachiopoda by Bengtson (1992); to Curticiidae by Williams et al. (2000); and to Acrotretida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Curticia Walcott
1992Curticia Bengtson p. 1030
2000Curticia Williams et al. p. 136
2002Curticia 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
familyCurticiidaeWalcott and Schuchert 1908
genusCurticiaWalcott 1905

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