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Xenelasma

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Syntrophiidae

Taxonomy
Xenelasma is a genus. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Xenelasmatinae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Xenelasma Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Xenelasma Williams et al. p. 935

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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
suborderSyntrophiidinaUlrich and Cooper 1936
superfamilyPorambonitoideaDavidson 1853
familySyntrophiidaeSchuchert 1896
subfamilyXenelasmatinaeUlrich and Cooper 1936
genusXenelasma

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