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Elasmata

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae

Taxonomy
Elasmata was named by Waterhouse (1982) [Sepkoski's age data: P Wc Sepkoski's reference number: 538].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Elasmata Waterhouse p. 349
2002Elasmata Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Elasmata Williams et al. p. 2032

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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
superfamilyDielasmatoideaSchuchert 1913
familyDielasmatidaeSchuchert 1913
subfamilyDielasmatinaeSchuchert 1913
genusElasmata

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