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Macropleura

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Cyrtiidae

Taxonomy
Macropleura was named by Boucot (1963).

It was assigned to Spiriferida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Eospiriferinae by Williams et al. (2006).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Macropleura Boucot
2002Ejnespirifer Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Macropleura Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Macropleura Williams et al. p. 1696

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferida
suborderSpiriferidina
superfamilyCyrtioideaFrederiks 1924
familyCyrtiidaeFrederiks 1924
subfamilyEospiriferinaeSchuchert and Le Vene 1929
genusMacropleuraBoucot 1963

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