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Taffia

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Taffiidae

Taxonomy
Taffia was named by Butts (1926) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-l O Llvi Sepkoski's reference number: 878]. Its type is Taffia planoconvexa. It is the type genus of Taffiinae, Taffiidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Taffia Butts
2000Taffia Williams et al. p. 310
2002Taffia 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
superfamilyPlectambonitoideaJones 1928
familyTaffiidaeSchuchert and Cooper 1931
subfamilyTaffiinaeSchuchert and Cooper 1931
genusTaffia

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