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Austinella

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Plaesiomyidae

Taxonomy
Austinella was named by Foerste (1909) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-u O Ashg-m Sepkoski's reference number: 4,26].

It was assigned to Plaesiomyidae by Howe (1988) and Potter (1990); to Plaesiomyinae by Williams et al. (2000); and to Orthida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Austinella Foerste
1988Austinella Howe p. 210
1990Austinella Potter
2000Austinella Williams et al. p. 747
2002Austinella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderOrthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
suborderOrthidinaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
superfamilyOrthoideaWoodward 1852
familyPlaesiomyidaeSchuchert 1913
subfamilyPlaesiomyinaeSchuchert 1913
genusAustinellaFoerste 1909

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