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Plectothyris

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae

Taxonomy
Plectothyris was named by Buckman (1917) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bajo-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1,882]. Its type is Terebratula fimbria.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1917Plectothyris Buckman p. 121
2002Plectothyris Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Plectothyris Williams et al. p. 2089

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderTerebratulida
suborderTerebratulidina
superfamilyLoboidothyridoideaMakridin 1964
familyLoboidothyrididae
subfamilyCererithyridinae
genusPlectothyris

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