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Dimegelasma

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Dimegelasmidae

Taxonomy
Dimegelasma was named by Cooper (1942) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour-l C Vise-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1,400]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Dimegelasmidae.

It was assigned to Spiriferida by Lintz and Lohr (1958) and Sepkoski (2002); and to Dimegelasmidae by Williams et al. (2006).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1942Dimegelasma Cooper p. 232
1958Dimegalasma Lintz and Lohr p. 977
2002Dimegelasma Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Doescherella Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Dimegelasma Williams et al. p. 1905

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferinidaIvanova 1972
suborderSpiriferinidinaIvanova 1972
superfamilySyringothyridoideaFrederiks 1926
familyDimegelasmidaeCarter 1994
genusDimegelasma

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