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Piarorhynchia

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae

Taxonomy
Piarorhynchia was named by Buckman (1917) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Anis J Toar Sepkoski's reference number: 538,1066]. Its type is Piarorhynchia radstockiensis. It is the type genus of Piarorhynchiinae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1917Piarorhynchia Buckman p. 34
2002Piarorhynchia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Piarorhynchia Williams et al. p. 1285

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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
superfamilyRhynchonelloidead'Orbigny 1847
familyRhynchonellidaeGray 1848
subfamilyPiarorhynchiinaeShi and Grant 1993
genusPiarorhynchia

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