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Rhynchospirina

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Rhynchospirinidae

Taxonomy
Rhynchospirina was named by Schuchert and LeVene (1929) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov D Fame Sepkoski's reference number: 2,1066,1239]. It is the type genus of Rhynchospirinidae.

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1859Rhynchospira Hall p. 29
1929Rhynchospirina Schuchert and LeVene p. 121
2002Rhynchospirina Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Rhynchospirina Williams et al. p. 1597

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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
suborderRetziidinaBoucot et al. 1964
superfamilyRhynchospirinoideaSchuchert 1929
familyRhynchospirinidaeSchuchet 1929
genusRhynchospirina

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