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Isospira

Tergomya - Cyrtonellida - Cyrtonellidae

Taxonomy
Isospira was named by Koken (1897) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-u O Ashg Sepkoski's reference number: 615]. It is the type genus of Isospiridae.

It was assigned to Bellerophontacea by Knight et al. (1960); to Bellerophontida by Sepkoski (2002); to Isospiridae by Wängberg-Eriksson (1964) and Bouchet et al. (2005); and to Cyrtonellidae by Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Isospira Koken
1960Isospira Knight et al. p. 184
1964Isospira Wängberg-Eriksson
2002Isospira Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Isospira Bouchet et al. p. 93
2017Isospira Wagner p. G460

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classTergomya
orderCyrtonellida
superfamilyCyrtonelloidea()
familyCyrtonellidae
genusIsospira

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