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Megachonetes papilionacea

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

Taxonomy
Spirifera papilionacea was named by Phillips (1836).

It was recombined as Megachonetes papilionacea by Yang (1984).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1836Spirifera papilionacea Phillips
1984Megachonetes papilionacea Yang p. 211 figs. Pl 31, fig 10

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderProductidaSarycheva and Sokolskaya 1959
suborderChonetidina
superfamilyChonetoidea
familyRugosochonetidae
subfamilyDelepineinaeMuir-Wood 1962
genusMegachonetes
speciespapilionacea(Phillips 1836)

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