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Mentzeliopsis

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Sinucostidae

Taxonomy
Mentzeliopsis is a genus. It is not extant. Its type is Mentzeliopsis spinosa.

It was assigned to Spiriferida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Sinucostinae by Williams et al. (2006) and He and Chen (2016).

Species
M. spinosa (type species), M. verrucosa
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Mentzeliopsis Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Mentzeliopsis Williams et al. p. 1936
2016Mentzeliopsis He and Chen p. 976

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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
superfamilySpiriferinoideaDavidson 1884
familySinucostidaeXu and Liu 1983
subfamilySinucostinaeXu and Liu 1983
genusMentzeliopsis

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