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Matutella

Chileata - Chileida - Matutellidae

Taxonomy
Matutella was named by Cooper (1951) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Tojo Cm lMid-u Sepkoski's reference number: 522]. It is the type genus of Matutellidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1951Matutella Cooper
1992Matutella Bengtson p. 1030
2000Matutella Williams et al. p. 195
2002Matutella 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
genusMatutellaCooper 1951

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