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Platymena

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Glyptomenidae

Taxonomy
Platymena was named by Cooper (1956). Its type is Platymena plana.

It was assigned to Glyptomeninae by Mitchell (1977) and Williams et al. (2000); and to Strophomenida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Platymena Cooper
1977Platymena Mitchell
2000Platymena Williams et al. p. 255
2002Platymena 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
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyStrophomenoideaKing 1846
familyGlyptomenidaeWilliams 1965
subfamilyGlyptomeninaeWilliams 1965
genusPlatymenaCooper 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