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Rhactomena

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae

Taxonomy
Rhactomena was named by Mitchell (1977). Its type is Rhactomena splendens.

It was assigned to Leptaenidae by Mitchell (1977); and to Strophomenida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Rhactomena Mitchell
2002Rhactomena 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
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyStrophomenoideaKing 1846
familyRafinesquinidaeSchuchert 1893
subfamilyLeptaeninaeHall and Clarke 1894
genusRhactomena

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