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Paralaballa

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Mentzeliidae

Taxonomy
Paralaballa was named by Sun (1981) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Nori Sepkoski's reference number: 538]. Its type is Paralaballa zangbeiensis. It is the type genus of Paralaballinae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Paralaballa Sun p. 204
2002Paralaballa Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Paralaballa Williams et al. p. 1934
2016Paralaballa 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
familyMentzeliidaeDagys 1974
subfamilyParalaballinaeCarter 1994
genusParalaballa

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