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Litocothia

Strophomenata - Productida

Taxonomy
Litocothia was named by Grant (1976) [Sepkoski's age data: P Leon-m Sepkoski's reference number: 403]. Its type is Litocothia cateora.

It was assigned to Loczyellinae by Williams et al. (2000); and to Strophomenida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Litocothia Grant p. 166
2000Litocothia Williams et al. p. 642
2002Litocothia 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
orderProductidaSarycheva and Sokolskaya 1959
suborderLyttoniidina
superfamilyPermianelloideaHe and Zhu 1979
subfamilyLoczyellinae
genusLitocothia

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