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Kotujella

Chileata - Chileida - Matutellidae

Taxonomy
Kotujella was named by Andreeva (1962) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda , Cm Boto Sepkoski's reference number: 1]. Its type is Kotujella crucis.

It was assigned to Protorthidae by Cooper (1976); to Matutellidae by Williams et al. (2000); and to Orthida by Bengtson (1992) and Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Kotujella Andreeva
1976Kotujella Cooper p. 280
1992Kotujella Bengtson p. 1030
2000Kotujella Williams et al. p. 195
2002Kotujella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classChileataWilliams et al. 1996
orderChileidaPopov and Tikhonov 1990
superfamilyMatutelloideaAndreeva 1962
familyMatutellidaeAndreeva 1962
genusKotujellaAndreeva 1962

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