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Tongzithyris

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

Taxonomy
Tongzithyris was named by Jin et al. (1974) [Sepkoski's age data: P Dora Sepkoski's reference number: 1128].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Tongzithyris Jin et al. p. 313
2002Tongzithyris Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Tongzithyris Williams et al. p. 1544

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Life
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderAthyrididaBoucot et al. 1964
suborderAthyrididinaBoucot et al. 1964
superfamilyAthyridoideaMcCoy 1844
familyAthyrididaeMcCoy 1841
subfamilySpirigerellinae
genusTongzithyris

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