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Prototreta

Lingulata - Acrotretida - Acrotretidae

Taxonomy
Prototreta was named by Bell (1941) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Boto Cm uMid Sepkoski's reference number: 4,580].

It was assigned to Acrotretidae by Williams et al. (2000); and to Acrotretida by Bengtson (1992) and Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Prototreta Bell
1992Prototreta Bengtson p. 1030
2000Prototreta Williams et al. p. 118
2002Prototreta Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumLinguliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classLingulataGorjansky and Popov 1985
orderAcrotretidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyAcrotretoidea
familyAcrotretidaeSchuchert 1893
genusPrototretaBell 1941

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