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Plicatoria

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Terebratulidae

Taxonomy
Plicatoria was named by Cooper (1983) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m Sepkoski's reference number: 882]. Its type is Terebratula wilmingtonensis. It is the type genus of Plicatoriinae.

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Embolosia Cooper p. 229
1983Plicatoria Cooper p. 236
2002Embolosia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Plicatoria Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Plicatoria Williams et al. p. 2057

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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
superfamilyTerebratuloidea(Gray 1840)
familyTerebratulidaeGray 1840
subfamilyPlicatoriinae
genusPlicatoria

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