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Mucrospirifer

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Mucrospiriferidae

Taxonomy
Mucrospirifer was named by Grabau (1931) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-u D Give-u Sepkoski's reference number: 25,538]. Its type is Delthyris mucronatus. It is the type genus of Mucrospiriferidae, Mucrospiriferinae.

It was assigned to Mucrospiriferidae by Savage et al. (1978); to Spiriferida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Mucrospiriferinae by Williams et al. (2006).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Mucrospirifer Grabau
1978Mucrospirifer Savage et al. p. 376
2002Khinganospirifer Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Mucrospirifer Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Mucrospirifer Williams et al. p. 1843

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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
familyMucrospiriferidaePitrat 1965
subfamilyMucrospiriferinaeBoucot 1959
genusMucrospiriferGrabau 1931

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