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Orthothyris

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Chlidonophoridae

Taxonomy
Orthothyris was named by Cooper (1955) [Sepkoski's age data: K l Sepkoski's reference number: 1]. Its type is Orthothyris radiata. It is the type genus of Orthothyridinae.

It was assigned to Terebratulidae by Cooper (1955); to Terebratulida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Orthothyridinae by Cooper (1973) and Williams et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Orthothyris Cooper p. 64
1973Orthothyris Cooper p. 389
2002Orthothyris Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Orthothyris Williams et al. p. 2158

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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
superfamilyCancellothyridoideaThomson 1926
familyChlidonophoridaeMuir-Wood 1959
subfamilyOrthothyridinaeMuir-Wood 1965
genusOrthothyris

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