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Plectotreta

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Triplesiidae

Taxonomy
Plectotreta was named by Ulrich and Cooper (1936). Its type is Plectotreta lindstroemi.

It was assigned to Triplesidae by Bassett and Cocks (1974); to Triplesiidae by Williams et al. (2000); and to Orthida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Plectotreta Ulrich and Cooper
1974Plectotreta Bassett and Cocks
2000Plectotreta Williams et al. p. 689
2002Plectotreta Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderOrthotetidaWaagen 1884
suborderTriplesiidinaMoore 1952
superfamilyTriplesioideaSchuchert 1913
familyTriplesiidaeSchuchert 1913
genusPlectotretaUlrich and Cooper 1936

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