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Merista

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Meristidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1851Merista Suess
1997Merista Jin and Chatterton
2002Merista Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Merista Williams et al. p. 1570

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderAthyrididaBoucot et al. 1964
suborderAthyrididinaBoucot et al. 1964
superfamilyMeristelloideaWaagen 1883
familyMeristidaeHall and Clarke 1895
subfamilyMeristinaeHall and Clarke 1895
genusMeristaSuess 1851

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