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Acrospirifer

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Acrospiriferidae

Taxonomy
Acrospirifer was named by Wedekind (1926) [Sepkoski's age data: D Sieg-l D Eife Sepkoski's reference number: 25]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Acrospiriferidae.

It was reranked as Hysterolites (Acrospirifer) by Amsden and Ventress (1963).

It was assigned to Hysterolites by Amsden and Ventress (1963); to Hysterolitinae by Johnson (1995); to Spiriferida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Acrospiriferinae by Williams et al. (2006) and Boucot et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Acrospirifer Wedekind
1963Hysterolites (Acrospirifer) Amsden and Ventress
1995Acrospirifer Johnson p. 198
2002Acrospirifer Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Acrospirifer Williams et al. p. 1836
2008Acrospirifer Boucot et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferida
suborderDelthyridinaIvanova 1972
superfamilyDelthyridoideaPhillips 1841
familyAcrospiriferidaeTermier and Termier 1949
subfamilyAcrospiriferinaeTermier and Termier 1949
genusAcrospiriferWedekind 1926

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