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Dictyothyris

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Dictyothyrididae

Taxonomy
Dictyothyris was named by Douville (1880) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bath-u J Kimm Sepkoski's reference number: 882,1066]. Its type is Terebratula coarctatus. It is the type genus of Dictyothyrididae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Dictyothyris Douville p. 267
2002Dictyothyris Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Dictyothyris 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
familyDictyothyrididae()
genusDictyothyrisDouville 1880

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