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Tectarea

Strophomenata - Productida - Gemmellaroiidae

Taxonomy
Tectarea was named by Licharew (1928) [Sepkoski's age data: P Wc Sepkoski's reference number: 1,538]. Its type is Tectarea robinsoni.

It was assigned to Gemmellaroiinae by Muir-Wood and Cooper (1960); to Gemmellaroiidae by Williams et al. (2000); and to Strophomenida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1928Tectarea Licharew
1960Tectarea Muir-Wood and Cooper p. 142
2000Tectarea Williams et al. p. 619
2002Tectarea 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
orderProductidaSarycheva and Sokolskaya 1959
suborderLyttoniidina
superfamilyRichthofenioidea
familyGemmellaroiidaeWilliams 1953
genusTectarea

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