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Orthotetella

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Orthotetellidae

Taxonomy
Orthotetella was named by King (1931) [Sepkoski's age data: P Asse-l P Leon-m Sepkoski's reference number: 7]. Its type is Orthotetella wolfcampensis. It is the type genus of Orthotetellidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Orthotetella King p. 51
2000Orthotetella Williams et al. p. 655
2002Orthotetella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderOrthotetidaWaagen 1884
superfamilyOrthotetoidea
familyOrthotetellidae
genusOrthotetella

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