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Amydroptychus

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae

Taxonomy
Amydroptychus was named by Cooper (1989) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bajo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 877]. It is not extant. Its type is Amydroptychus formosus.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Amydroptychus Cooper
2002Amydroptychus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Amydroptychus Williams et al. p. 1355

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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
superfamilyHemithiridoideaRzhonsnitskaya 1956
familyTetrarhynchiidaeAger 1965
subfamilyGibbirhynchiinae
genusAmydroptychus

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