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Amphipella

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Amphipellidae

Taxonomy
Amphipella was named by Cooper and Grant (1969) [Sepkoski's age data: P Leon-m P Leon-u Sepkoski's reference number: 7]. Its type is Amphipella arcaria. It is the type genus of Amphipellidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Amphipella Cooper and Grant p. 11
2002Amphipella Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Amphipella Williams et al. p. 1278

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Life
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderRhynchonellidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyWellerelloideaLicharew 1956
familyAmphipellidaeCooper and Grant 1976
genusAmphipella

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