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Pinnocaris

Rostroconchia - Ribeirioida - Ribeiriidae

Taxonomy
Pinnocaris was named by Etheridge (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Trep-u S Ldov-u Sepkoski's reference number: 542]. It is not extant. Its type is Pinnocaris lapworthi.

It was assigned to Ribeiriidae by Pojeta and Runnegar (1976); and to Ribeirioida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Pinnocaris Etheridge, Jr.
1976Pinnocaris Pojeta and Runnegar p. 47
2002Pinnocaris Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classRostroconchia
orderRibeirioida
superfamilyRibeirioidea
familyRibeiriidae
genusPinnocaris

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