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Whitspakia

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae

Taxonomy
Whitspakia was named by Stehli (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: P Guad-l P Djhu Sepkoski's reference number: 411].

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Pakistania Stehli p. 462
1964Whitspakia Stehli p. 610
2002Whitspakia Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Whitspakia Williams et al. p. 2036

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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
superfamilyDielasmatoideaSchuchert 1913
familyDielasmatidaeSchuchert 1913
subfamilyDielasmatinaeSchuchert 1913
genusWhitspakia

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