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Prochlidonophora

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Chlidonophoridae

Taxonomy
Prochlidonophora was named by Thomson and Owen (1979) [Sepkoski's age data: K Nc K Apti Sepkoski's reference number: 538]. It is not extant. Its type is Prochlidonophora muirwoodae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Prochlidonophora Thomson and Owen p. 28
2002Prochlidonophora Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Prochlidonophora Williams et al. p. 2156

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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
subfamilyChlidonophorinaeMuir-Wood 1959
genusProchlidonophora

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