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Plectoglossa

Lingulata - Lingulida - Obolidae

Taxonomy
Plectoglossa was named by Cooper (1956). It is not extant. Its type is Plectoglossa oklahomensis.

It was assigned to Glossellinae by Mitchell (1977) and Williams et al. (2000); to Lingulida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Obolidae by Zhan and Jin (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Plectoglossa Cooper
1977Plectoglossa Mitchell
2000Plectoglossa Williams et al. p. 57
2002Plectoglossa Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Plectoglossa Zhan and Jin

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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
subfamilyGlossellinae
genusPlectoglossaCooper 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