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Boreiothyris

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Boreiothyrididae

Taxonomy
Boreiothyris was named by Dagys (1968) [Sepkoski's age data: J Call J Kimm Sepkoski's reference number: 538]. Its type is Boreiothyris bojarkaensis. It is the type genus of Boreiothyrididae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Boreiothyris Dagys p. 110
2002Boreiothyris Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Boreiothyris Williams et al. p. 2092

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderTerebratulida
suborderTerebratulidina
superfamilyLoboidothyridoideaMakridin 1964
familyBoreiothyrididae
genusBoreiothyris

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