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Katastrophomena

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Katastrophomena Cocks
1974Katastrophomena Bassett and Cocks
1996Katastrophomena Villas and Cocks p. 577
1997Katastrophomena Jin and Chatterton
2000Katastrophomena Williams et al. p. 229
2002Katastrophomena Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Katastrophomena Musteikis and Cocks
2005Katastrophomena Cocks p. 253
2011Katastrophomena Rubel

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyStrophomenoideaKing 1846
familyStrophomenidaeKing 1846
subfamilyFurcitellinaeWilliams 1965
genusKatastrophomenaCocks 1968

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
L. R. M. Cocks 1968Resupinate strophomenid with an ornament of irregular subequal costellae in early stocks, but may be parvicostellate in later stocks. With dental plates and weak trans-muscle septa.