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Rhynchonelloidea (Aalenirhynchia)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae

Taxonomy
Aalenirhynchia was named by Shi and Grant (1993) [Sepkoski's age data: J Aale Sepkoski's reference number: 1090]. It is not extant. Its type is Aalenirhynchia subdecorata.

It was reranked as Rhynchonelloidea (Aalenirhynchia) by Williams et al. (2002).

It was assigned to Rhynchonellida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Rhynchonelloidea by Williams et al. (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Aalenirhynchia Shi and Grant p. 57
2002Aalenirhynchia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Rhynchonelloidea (Aalenirhynchia) Williams et al. p. 1285

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderRhynchonellidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyRhynchonelloidead'Orbigny 1847
familyRhynchonellidaeGray 1848
subfamilyRhynchonellinaeGray 1848
genusRhynchonelloidea
subgenusAalenirhynchia()

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