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Uncinulus

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Uncinulidae

Taxonomy
Uncinulus was named by Bayle (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: D Gedi-u D Eife-u Sepkoski's reference number: 25]. It is the type genus of Uncinulidae.

It was reranked as Rhynchonella (Uncinulus) by Schellwien (1900).

It was assigned to Rhynchonella by Schellwien (1900); to Rhynchonellida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Uncinulidae by Williams et al. (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Uncinulus Bayle
1900Rhynchonella (Uncinulus) Schellwien p. 93
2002Tridensilis Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Uncinulus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Uncinulus Williams et al. p. 1092

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Life
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderRhynchonellidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyUncinuloideaRzonsnitskaya 1956
familyUncinulidaeRzonsnitzkaja 1956
genusUncinulusBayle 1878

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