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Spasskothyris

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Spasskothyrididae

Taxonomy
Spasskothyris was named by Smirnova (1975) [Sepkoski's age data: K Berr K Haut Sepkoski's reference number: 538]. Its type is Spasskothyris rjasanensis. It is the type genus of Spasskothyrididae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Spasskothyris Smirnova p. 74
2002Spasskothyris Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Spasskothyris Williams et al. p. 2126

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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
superfamilyLoboidothyridoideaMakridin 1964
familySpasskothyrididaeSmirnova 1977
genusSpasskothyris

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