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Modestella

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae

Taxonomy
Modestella was named by Owen (1961) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. Its type is Modestella modesta.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Modestella Owen
2002Modestella Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Modestella Williams et al. p. 2180

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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
superfamilyZeillerioideaAllan 1940
familyZeilleriidaeAllan 1940
subfamilyVectellinae
genusModestella

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