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Thecidea

Rhynchonellata - Thecideida - Thecideidae

Taxonomy
Thecidea was named by Defrance (1822) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes-u Sepkoski's reference number: 147,889]. It is extant. Its type is Terebratulites papillatus. It is the type genus of Thecideidae, Thecideinae.

It was assigned to Brachiopoda by von Schauroth (1854); to Thecideida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Thecideinae by Williams et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Thecidea Defrance
1854Thecidium von Schauroth p. 547
2002Thecidea Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Thecidea Williams et al. p. 1957

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderThecideidaPajaud 1970
superfamilyThecideoideaGray 1840
familyThecideidaeGray 1840
subfamilyThecideinaeGray 1840
genusThecideaDefrance 1822

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