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Dichacaenia

Strophomenata - Productida - Araksalosiidae

Taxonomy
Dichacaenia was named by Cooper and Dutro (1982) [Sepkoski's age data: D Give-u Sepkoski's reference number: 708]. Its type is Dichacaenia perplexa.

It was assigned to Strophalosiinae by Cooper and Dutro (1982); to Donalosiinae by Williams et al. (2000); and to Strophomenida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Dichacaenia Cooper and Dutro, Jr. pp. 60 - 61
2000Dichacaenia Williams et al. p. 581
2002Dichacaenia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderProductidaSarycheva and Sokolskaya 1959
suborderStrophalosiidina
superfamilyStrophalosioidea
familyAraksalosiidaeLazarev 1989
subfamilyDonalosiinaeLazarev 1989
genusDichacaenia

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
G. A. Cooper and J. T. Dutro 1982Strophalosiids of medium size, moderately concavo-convex with sparsely spinose ventral valve and dorsal valve without spines.