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Acanthothiris

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Acanthothirididae

Taxonomy
Acanthothiris was named by d'Orbigny (1849) [Sepkoski's age data: J Aale J Bajo-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1,1091]. It is the type genus of Acanthothiridinae, Acanthothirididae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Acanthothiris d'Orbigny p. 343
2002Acanthothiris Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Acanthothiris Williams et al. p. 1305

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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
familyAcanthothirididaeSchuchert 1913
subfamilyAcanthothiridinaeSchuchert 1913
genusAcanthothirisd'Orbigny 1849

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