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Megasteges

Strophomenata - Productida - Aulostegidae

Taxonomy
Megasteges was named by Waterhouse (1975) [Sepkoski's age data: P Dora Sepkoski's reference number: 1066].

It was assigned to Aulosteginae by Williams et al. (2000); to Strophomenida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Aulostegidae by Shen et al. (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Megasteges Waterhouse p. 6
2000Megasteges Williams et al. p. 587
2002Megasteges Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Megasteges Shen et al. p. 71

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Life
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderProductidaSarycheva and Sokolskaya 1959
suborderStrophalosiidina
superfamilyAulostegoideaMuir-Wood and Cooper 1960
familyAulostegidae
subfamilyAulosteginae
genusMegasteges

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