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Orbithele

Lingulata - Lingulida - Acrothelidae

Taxonomy
Orbithele was named by Sdzuy (1955).

It was assigned to Acrothelinae by Puura and Holmer (1993) and Williams et al. (2000); and to Acrotretida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Orbithele Sdzuy
1993Orbithele Puura and Holmer
2000Orbithele Williams et al. p. 92
2002Orbithele 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
genusOrbitheleSdzuy 1955

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