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Bekkerella

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Leptellinidae

Taxonomy
Bekkerella was named by Rosenstein (1943). It is not extant. Its type is Rafinesquina (Bekkerella) gentilis.

It was reranked as Rafinesquina (Bekkerella) by Reed (1938).

It was assigned to Rafinesquina by Reed (1938); and to Leptellininae by Cocks and Zhan (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Rafinesquina (Bekkerella) Reed
1943Bekkerella Rosenstein
1998Bekkerella Cocks and Zhan p. 122

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyPlectambonitoideaJones 1928
familyLeptellinidaeUlrich and Cooper 1936
subfamilyLeptellininaeUlrich and Cooper 1936
genusBekkerellaRosenstein 1943

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