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Cretirhynchia

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae

Taxonomy
Cretirhynchia was named by Pettitt (1950) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi T Dani-l Sepkoski's reference number: 8,765,1091]. Its type is Terebratula plicatilis. It is the type genus of Cretirhynchiinae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1950Cretirhynchia Pettitt p. 1 figs. Pl. 1, Fig. 9-11; Pl. 2, Fig. 8; Text Fig. 4-5
2002Cretirhynchia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Cretirhynchia Williams et al. p. 1365

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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
subfamilyCretirhynchiinaeKatz 1974
genusCretirhynchia

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