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Actinoconchus

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

Taxonomy
Actinoconchus was named as a genus. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Athyris (Actinoconchus) by Tschernyschew (1902).

It was assigned to Athyris by Tschernyschew (1902); to Spiriferida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Athyridinae by Williams et al. (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1902Athyris (Actinoconchus) Tschernyschew p. 105
2002Actinoconchus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Actinoconchus Williams et al. p. 1498

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderAthyrididaBoucot et al. 1964
suborderAthyrididinaBoucot et al. 1964
superfamilyAthyridoideaMcCoy 1844
familyAthyrididaeMcCoy 1841
subfamilyAthyridinaeM'Coy 1844
genusActinoconchus

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