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Latiplecus

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

Taxonomy
Latiplecus is a genus. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Latiplecus Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Latiplecus Williams et al. p. 1865

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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
subfamilyMartinothyridinaeCarter 1994
genusLatiplecus

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