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Pleurorthis

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Archaeorthidae

Taxonomy
Pleurorthis was named by Cooper (1956) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem-u O Llvi Sepkoski's reference number: 1,1066]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Nanorthidae by Williams et al. (2000); to Orthida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Archaeorthidae by Williams et al. (2007).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Pleurorthis Cooper
2000Pleurorthis Williams et al. p. 744
2002Ambardella Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Pleurorthis Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Pleurorthis Williams et al. p. 2687

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderOrthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
suborderOrthidinaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
superfamilyOrthoideaWoodward 1852
familyArchaeorthidae
genusPleurorthisCooper 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