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Radkeina

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida

Taxonomy
Radkeina was named by Laurie (1997). It is not extant. Its type is Radkeina taylori.

It was assigned to Huenellidae by Laurie (1997); and to Syntrophiidina by Topper et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1997Radkeina Laurie pp. 185 - 186
2013Radkeina Topper et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderPentameridaSchuchert and Cooper 1931
suborderSyntrophiidinaUlrich and Cooper 1936
genusRadkeina

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. R. Laurie 1997Subequally biconvex with ventral sulcus and dorsal fold. Hingeline long. Ornament fasciculate. Spondylium strongly elevated on broad median septum, lateral septa sometimes present. Brachiophores short with bases receding, converging dorsally onto narrow median ridge. Cardinal process developed as low ridge or plate.