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Yangkongia

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae

Taxonomy
Yangkongia was named by Xu and Liu (1983) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr m Sepkoski's reference number: 881,1066]. Its type is Yangkongia planofolda.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Yangkongia Xu and Liu p. 115
2002Yangkongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Yangkongia Williams et al. p. 1912

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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
superfamilyPennospiriferinoideaDagys 1972
familyPunctospiriferidae
genusYangkongia

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