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Pygites

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Pygopidae

Taxonomy
Pygites was named by Haan and Buckman (1906) [Sepkoski's age data: J Tith-u K Barr-l Sepkoski's reference number: 448,776].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1906Pygites Haan and Buckman
2002Pygites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Pygites Williams et al. p. 2140

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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
superfamilyDyscolioideaFischer and Oehlert 1891
familyPygopidae(Boulenger 1884)
subfamilyPygopinaeMuir-Wood 1965
genusPygitesHaan and Buckman 1906

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