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Kirkidium (Pinguaella)

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Pentameridae

Taxonomy
Pinguaella was named by Boucot and Johnson (1979) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl-u S Prid Sepkoski's reference number: 25,538]. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Kirkidium (Pinguaella) by Williams et al. (2002).

It was assigned to Pentamerida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Kirkidium by Williams et al. (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Pinguaella Boucot and Johnson
2002Pinguaella Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Kirkidium (Pinguaella) Williams et al. p. 976

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderPentameridaSchuchert and Cooper 1931
suborderPentameridinaSchuchert and Cooper 1931
superfamilyPentameroideaMcCoy 1844
familyPentameridae
genusKirkidium
subgenusPinguaella(Boucot and Johnson 1979)

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