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Coptothyris

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Terebrataliidae

Taxonomy
Coptothyris was named by Jackson (1918) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 538]. It is extant. Its type is Terebratula grayi.

It was assigned to Terebratulidae by Hayasaka (1973); to Terebratulida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Terebrataliinae by Williams et al. (2006).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Thomsonia Jackson p. 22
1918Coptothyris Jackson
1920Pseudesia Dall p. 360
1973Coptothyris Hayasaka p. 103
2002Coptothyris Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Coptothyris Williams et al. p. 2211

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderTerebratulida
suborderTerebratellidinaMuir-Wood 1955
superfamilyLaqueoideaThomson 1927
familyTerebrataliidaeRichardson 1975
subfamilyTerebrataliinaeRichardson 1975
genusCoptothyrisJackson 1918

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