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Nisusia

Kutorginata - Kutorginida - Nisusiidae

Taxonomy
Nisusia was named by Walcott (1905) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u Cm uMid Sepkoski's reference number: 10,19,1050]. It is the type genus of Nisusiidae.

It was assigned to Nisusiidae by Rowell and Caruso (1985) and Williams et al. (2000); and to Orthida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Nisusia Walcott
1985Nisusia Rowell and Caruso p. 1240
2000Nisusia Williams et al. p. 213
2002Nisusia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classKutorginata
orderKutorginidaKühn 1949
superfamilyNisusioideaWalcott and Schuchert 1908
familyNisusiidaeWalcott and Schuchert 1908
genusNisusiaWalcott 1905

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