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Elita

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

Taxonomy
Elita is a genus. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Elythidae, Elythinae.

It was assigned to Spiriferida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Elythinae by Williams et al. (2006).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Elytha Conrad
2002Elita Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Elita Williams et al. p. 1864

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferida
suborderDelthyridinaIvanova 1972
superfamilyReticularioidea
familyElythidaeFredericks 1924
subfamilyElythinaeFrederiks 1924
genusElita

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