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Xenosaria

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

Taxonomy
Xenosaria was named by Cooper and Grant (1976) [Sepkoski's age data: P Guad-u Sepkoski's reference number: 7]. Its type is Xenosaria exotica. It is the type genus of Xenosariinae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Xenosaria Cooper and Grant p. 2170
2002Xenosaria Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Xenosaria Williams et al. p. 1544

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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
suborderAthyrididinaBoucot et al. 1964
superfamilyAthyridoideaMcCoy 1844
familyAthyrididaeMcCoy 1841
subfamilyXenosariinae
genusXenosaria

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