Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Plicoplasia cooperi

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae

Taxonomy
Plicoplasia cooperi was named by Boucot (1959) [= Metaplasia pyxidata Cooper, 1944, Pl. 126, figs. 40-43; not Hall.].

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

View classification of included taxa

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1959Plicoplasia cooperi Boucot p. 20 figs. Pl. 1, figs. 13, 14; Pl. 2, figs. 1-5.
1970Plicoplasia cooperi Johnson pp. 215 - 216 figs. Pl. 69, figs. 14-23

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferida
suborderSpiriferidina
superfamilyAmbocoelioideaGeorge 1931
familyAmbocoeliidae
subfamilyAmbocoeliinae
genusPlicoplasia
speciescooperiBoucot 1959

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