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Elliptoglossa

Lingulata - Lingulida - Obolidae

Taxonomy
Elliptoglossa was named by Cooper (1956) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-u O Ashg-m Sepkoski's reference number: 396,398]. Its type is Leptobolus ovalis.

It was assigned to Lingulida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Elliptoglossinae by Williams et al. (2000) and Hansen and Holmer (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Elliptoglossa Cooper
2000Elliptoglossa Williams et al. p. 60
2002Elliptoglossa Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Elliptoglossa Hansen and Holmer

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumLinguliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classLingulataGorjansky and Popov 1985
orderLingulidaWaagen 1885
superfamilyLinguloideaMenke 1828
familyObolidaeKing 1846
subfamilyElliptoglossinaePopov and Holmer 1994
genusElliptoglossaCooper 1956

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