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Lepidocyclus

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Rhynchotrematidae

Taxonomy
Lepidocyclus was named by Wang (1949) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-m O Ashg-m Sepkoski's reference number: 1,764]. It is not extant. Its type is Lepidocyclus laddi. It is the type genus of Lepidocyclidae, Lepidocyclinae.

It was assigned to Rhynchotrematidae by Macomber (1970); to Rhynchonellida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Lepidocyclinae by Amsden (1983) and Williams et al. (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1949Lepidocyclus Wang
1970Lepidocyclus Macomber
1983Lepidocyclus Amsden p. 37
2002Lepidocyclus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Lepidocyclus Williams et al. p. 1050

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderRhynchonellidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyRhynchotrematoideaSchuchert 1913
familyRhynchotrematidaeSchuchert 1913
subfamilyLepidocyclinaeCooper 1956
genusLepidocyclusWang 1949

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