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Skenidium

Rhynchonellata - Protorthida - Skenidiidae

Taxonomy
Skenidium is a genus. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Skenidiidae.

It was corrected as Scenidium by Reed (1917).

It was assigned to Brachiopoda by Reed (1917); to Skenidiidae by Williams et al. (2000); and to Orthida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1917Scenidium Reed p. 921
2000Skenidium Williams et al. p. 712
2002Skenidium Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderProtorthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1931
superfamilySkenidioideaKozlowski 1929
familySkenidiidaeKozlowski 1929
genusSkenidium

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