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Pontielasma

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Cranaenidae

Taxonomy
Pontielasma was named by Waterhouse and Piyasin (1970) [Sepkoski's age data: P Leon Sepkoski's reference number: 538]. Its type is Pontielasma praeundatum.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Pontielasma Waterhouse and Piyasin p. 163
2002Pontielasma Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Pontielasma Williams et al. p. 2021

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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
superfamilyCryptonelloideaThomson 1926
familyCranaenidaeCloud 1942
subfamilyCranaeninaeThomson 1926
genusPontielasma

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