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Virgianella

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Virgianidae

Taxonomy
Virgianella was named by Nikiforova and Sapelnikov (1971) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov-l S Ldov-m Sepkoski's reference number: 1264]. It is not extant. Its type is Virgianella vaigatschensis.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Virgianella Nikiforova and Sapelnikov
2002Virgianella Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Virgianella Williams et al. p. 967

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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
genusVirgianellaNikiforova and Sapelnikov 1971

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