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Chaniellidae

Strophomenata - Billingsellida - Chaniellidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Chaniellidae Benedetto pp. 395 - 396

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderBillingsellida
suborderBillingsellidina
superfamilyBillingselloidea
familyChaniellidae
familyChaniellidae

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. Benedetto 2009Delthyrium open limited by narrow lateral plates. Chilidial plates present. Pseudospondylium well developed in adult specimens. Ventral mantle canal system strongly impressed, with gonocoels enclosed anteriorly by lateral branches of vascula myaria and posterolaterally by arcuate projections of gonadal areas. Cardinal process ridgelike. Dorsal muscle field large, quadripartite. Dorsal mantle canal system pinnate.