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Spinella

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Adolfiidae

Taxonomy
Spinella was named by Talent (1956) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-u Sepkoski's reference number: 25].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Spinella Talent p. 22
2002Spinella Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Spinella Williams et al. p. 1706

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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
superfamilyAdolfioideaSartenaer 1966
familyAdolfiidaeSartenaer 1966
subfamilyAdolfiinaeSartenaer 1966
genusSpinellaTalent 1956

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