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Leiorhynchoidea

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Petasmariidae

Taxonomy
Leiorhynchoidea was named by Cloud (1944) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour-l P Guad-u Sepkoski's reference number: 7,400]. Its type is Leiorhynchoidea schucherti.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1944Leiorhynchoidea Cloud pp. 57-58 figs. 28-31, Pl. 18, 2-4, 6-8, Pl. 19
2002Leiorhynchoidea Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Leiorhynchoidea Williams et al. p. 1192

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderRhynchonellidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyPugnacoideaRzhonsnitskaia 1956
familyPetasmariidaeSavage 1996
genusLeiorhynchoidea

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