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Maltaia

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Terebratulidae

Taxonomy
Maltaia was named by Cooper (1983) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi Sepkoski's reference number: 882]. Its type is Maltaia maltensis.

It was synonymized subjectively with Terebratula by Gaetani and Sacca (1985).

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Maltaia Cooper p. 231
2002Maltaia Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Maltaia Williams et al. p. 2057

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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
superfamilyTerebratuloidea(Gray 1840)
familyTerebratulidaeGray 1840
subfamilyTerebratulinaeGray 1840
genusMaltaia

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