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Kirkidium knighti

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Pentameridae

Taxonomy
Pentamerus knightii was named by Sowerby (1813). It is the type species of Kirkidium.

It was corrected as Pentamerus knighti by Davidson (1871); it was recombined as Conchidium knighti by Northrop (1939); it was recombined as Kirkidium knighti by Amsden et al. (1967); it was recombined as Kirkidium knightii by Bassett and Cocks (1974).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Pentamerus knighti Davidson pp. 142 - 144 figs. pl. 16, figs. 1-3; pi. 17, figs. 1-10; pi. 19, fig. 3
1939Conchidium knighti Northrop p. 169
1967Kirkidium knighti Amsden et al. pp. 865 - 866 figs. PI. 106, figs. 7-12
1974Kirkidium knightii Bassett and Cocks

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderPentameridaSchuchert and Cooper 1931
suborderPentameridinaSchuchert and Cooper 1931
superfamilyPentameroideaMcCoy 1844
familyPentameridae
genusKirkidium
speciesknighti(Sowerby 1813)

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