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Nicoloidea

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Archaeorthidae

Taxonomy
Nicoloidea was named by Zeng (1987) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-m Sepkoski's reference number: 881]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Nanorthidae by Williams et al. (2000); to Orthida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Archaeorthidae by Williams et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Nicoloidea Zeng
2000Nicoloidea Williams et al. p. 744
2002Nicoloidea Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Nicoloidea Williams et al. p. 2687

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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
familyArchaeorthidae
genusNicoloideaZeng 1987

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