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Cheirothyropsis

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Cheirothyropsidae

Taxonomy
Cheirothyropsis was named by Makridin (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: J Call-m Sepkoski's reference number: 882]. Its type is Terebratula pseudotrigonella. It is the type genus of Cheirothyropsidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Cheirothyropsis Makridin p. 267
2002Cheirothyropsis Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Cheirothyropsis Williams et al. p. 2096

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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
familyCheirothyropsidae
genusCheirothyropsis

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