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Taphrodonta

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Plectambonitidae

Taxonomy
Taphrodonta is a genus. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Taphrodontinae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2000Taphrodonta Williams et al. p. 308
2002Taphrodonta 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
familyPlectambonitidaeKozlowski 1929
subfamilyTaphrodontinaeCooper 1956
genusTaphrodonta

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