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Maorirhynchia

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Allorhynchidae

Taxonomy
Maorirhynchia was named by MacFarlan (1992) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Olen-u Tr Nori-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1068]. Its type is Rhynchonella nuggetensis.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Maorirhynchia MacFarlan p. 71
2002Maorirhynchia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Maorirhynchia Williams et al. p. 1270

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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
superfamilyWellerelloideaLicharew 1956
familyAllorhynchidaeCooper and Grant 1976
genusMaorirhynchia

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