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Oepikites

Lingulata - Lingulida - Obolidae

Taxonomy
Oepikites was named by Khazanovitch and Popov (1984). Its type is Oepikites macilentus.

It was assigned to Obolinae by Puura and Holmer (1993) and Williams et al. (2000); and to Lingulida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Oepikites Khazanovitch and Popov
1993Oepikites Puura and Holmer
2000Oepikites Williams et al. p. 50
2002Oepikites Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
subfamilyObolinaeKing 1846
genusOepikitesKhazanovitch and Popov 1984

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