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Virgiana

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Virgianidae

Taxonomy
Virgiana was named by Twenhofel (1914) [Sepkoski's age data: ]. It is not extant. Its type is Pentamerus barrandi. It is the type genus of Virgianidae, Virgianinae.

It was assigned to Virgianidae by Boucot and Johnson (1964); to Pentamerida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Virgianinae by Williams et al. (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1914Virgiana Twenhofel
1964Virgiana Boucot and Johnson p. 4
2002Virgiana Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Virgiana Williams et al. p. 963

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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
familyVirgianidaeBoucot and Amsden 1963
subfamilyVirgianinaeBoucot and Amsden 1963
genusVirgianaTwenhofel 1914

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