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Magellania

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Terebratellidae

Taxonomy
Magellania was named by Bayle (1880) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 1]. It is extant. Its type is Terebratula flavescens. It is the type genus of Magellaniinae.

It was synonymized subjectively with Dyscritosia by Cooper (1982); it was synonymized subjectively with Syntomaria by Cooper (1982).

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Magellania Bayle
2002Magellania Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Magellania Williams et al. p. 2235

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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
familyTerebratellidaeKing 1850
subfamilyMagellaniinaeBeecher 1893
genusMagellaniaBayle 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