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Elymospirifer

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Acrospiriferidae

Taxonomy
Elymospirifer was named by Wang (1974) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-l Sepkoski's reference number: 24]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Elymospiriferinae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Elymospirifer Wang
2002Elymospirifer Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Elymospirifer Williams et al. p. 1838

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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
subfamilyElymospiriferinaeJohnson and Hou 1994
genusElymospiriferWang 1974

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