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Orthospirifer

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Spinocyrtiidae

Taxonomy
Orthospirifer is a genus. It is not extant.

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

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Orthospirifer Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Orthospirifer Williams et al. p. 1724

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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
superfamilyCyrtospiriferoideaTermier and Termier 1949
familySpinocyrtiidaeIvanova 1959
genusOrthospirifer

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