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Alairhynchus

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Leiorhynchidae

Discussion

Replacement name to Gigantorhynchus Sapelnikov & Malygina 1977 (Brachiopoda: Camarotoechioidea) non Gigantorhynchus Hamann 1892 (Vermes: Acanthocephala).

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Taxonomy
Alairhynchus was named by Doweld (2013). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Alairhynchinae by Doweld (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Gigantorhynchus Sapelnikov and Malygina p. 62
2002Gigantorhynchus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Gigantorhynchus Williams et al. p. 1149
2013Alairhynchus Doweld

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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
superfamilyCamarotoechioideaSchuchert 1929
familyLeiorhynchidaeStainbrook 1945
subfamilyAlairhynchinae
genusAlairhynchus

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