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Nipponithyris

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Dallinidae

Taxonomy
Nipponithyris was named by Yabe and Hatai (1934) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi R Sepkoski's reference number: 1]. It is extant. Its type is Nipponithyris nipponensis. It is the type genus of Nipponithyridinae.

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Nipponithyris Yabe and Hatai
1940Nipponithyris (Miyakothyris) Hatai p. 339
1978Dicrosia Cooper p. 12
2002Isumithyris Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Miyakothyris Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Nipponithyris Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Nipponithyris Williams et al. p. 2244

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderTerebratulida
suborderTerebratellidinaMuir-Wood 1955
superfamilyTerebratelloideaKing 1850
familyDallinidaeBeecher 1893
subfamilyNipponithyridinaeHatai 1938
genusNipponithyrisYabe and Hatai 1934

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