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Tonsella

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Oligorhynchiidae

Taxonomy
Tonsella is a genus. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Tonsella Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Tonsella Williams et al. p. 1046

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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
superfamilyAncistrorhynchoideaCooper 1956
familyOligorhynchiidaeCooper 1956
genusTonsella

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