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Rhipidium

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Pentameridae

Taxonomy
Rhipidium was named by Schuchert and Cooper (1931) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl-l S Ludl-l Sepkoski's reference number: 25,27,538]. It is not extant. Its type is Pentamerus knappi.

It was assigned to Pentamerinae by Bassett and Cocks (1974); to Pentamerida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pentameridae by Williams et al. (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Rhipidium Schuchert and Cooper
1974Rhipidium Bassett and Cocks
2002Rhipidium Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Rhipidium Williams et al. p. 983

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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
genusRhipidiumSchuchert and Cooper 1931

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