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Similotheca similis

Hyolithida - Similothecidae

Taxonomy
Hyolithes similis was named by Walcott (1890). It is not a trace fossil. It is the type species of Similotheca.

It was recombined as Similotheca similis by Malinky (1988) and Malinky and Skovsted (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Hyolithes similis Walcott p. 38
1988Similotheca similis Malinky p. 225 figs. 1.1–1.6, 1.8
2004Similotheca similis Malinky and Skovsted p. 553 fig. 2A

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
RankNameAuthor
Lophophorata
phylumHyolitha
orderHyolithidaMathew 1962
familySimilothecidae
genusSimilotheca
speciessimilis()

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