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Obolella

Obolellata - Obolellida - Obolellidae

Taxonomy
Obolella was named by Billings (1861) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-l Cm Boto-l Sepkoski's reference number: 19,885]. It is the type genus of Obolellidae.

It was assigned to Obolellidae by Geyer (1994) and Williams et al. (2000); and to Obolellida by Bengtson (1992) and Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1861Obolella Billings
1992Obolella Bengtson p. 1030
1994Obolella Geyer p. 996
2000Obolella Williams et al. p. 201
2002Obolella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classObolellata
orderObolellidaRowell 1965
superfamilyObolelloideaWalcott and Schuchert 1908
familyObolellidaeWalcott and Schuchert 1908
genusObolella

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