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Tropeothyris

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Sellithyrididae

Taxonomy
Tropeothyris was named by Smirnova (1972) [Sepkoski's age data: J Tith K Ceno-l Sepkoski's reference number: 776,1096]. It is not extant. Its type is Tropeothyris kugusemi.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Tropeothyris Smirnova
2002Tropeothyris Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Tropeothyris Williams et al. p. 2070

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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
superfamilyTerebratuloidea(Gray 1840)
familySellithyrididaeMuir - Wood 1965
subfamilyRectithyridinaeMuir-Wood 1965
genusTropeothyrisSmirnova 1972

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