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Ancistrorhyncha

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Ancistrorhynchidae

Taxonomy
Ancistrorhyncha was named by Ulrich and Cooper (1942) [Sepkoski's age data: O Llvi-u O Cara-l Sepkoski's reference number: 397]. It is not extant. Its type is Ancistrorhyncha costata. It is the type genus of Ancistrorhynchidae.

It was assigned to Brachiopoda by Mitchell and Sweet (1989); to Rhynchonellida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Ancistrorhynchidae by Williams et al. (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1942Ancistrorhyncha Ulrich and Cooper
1989Ancistrorhynchia Mitchell and Sweet p. 77
2002Ancistrorhyncha Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Ancistrorhyncha Williams et al. p. 1040

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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
superfamilyAncistrorhynchoideaCooper 1956
familyAncistrorhynchidaeCooper 1956
genusAncistrorhynchaUlrich and Cooper 1942

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