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Dirafinesquina

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Dirafinesquina Cocks and Zhan p. 125
2011Dirafinesquina Ghobadi Pour et al. p. 490

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyStrophomenoideaKing 1846
familyRafinesquinidaeSchuchert 1893
subfamilyRafinesquininaeSchuchert 1893
genusDirafinesquina

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
L R. M. Cocks and R.-b. Zhan 1998Like Rafinesquina but with ventral valve bounding ridges surrounding a suboval muscle field; cardinal process lobes weaker and erect rather than anteriorly directed and with socket ridges better developed.