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Katastrophomena (Costistrophomena)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

Taxonomy
Costistrophomena was named by Sheehan (1987) [Sepkoski's age data: O Ashg Sepkoski's reference number: 881].

It was reranked as Katastrophomena (Costistrophomena) by Williams et al. (2000) and Cocks (2005).

It was assigned to Strophomenida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Katastrophomena by Williams et al. (2000) and Cocks (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Costistrophomena Sheehan
2000Katastrophomena (Costistrophomena) Williams et al. p. 229
2002Costistrophomena Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Katastrophomena (Costistrophomena) Cocks p. 253

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1933
superfamilyStrophomenoideaKing 1846
familyStrophomenidaeKing 1846
subfamilyFurcitellinaeWilliams 1965
genusKatastrophomenaCocks 1968
subgenusCostistrophomena(Sheehan 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