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Plectodonta lenis

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae

Taxonomy
Plectodonta lenis was named by Whittington and Williams (1955) [Plectodonta lenis Williams in Whittington and Williams 1955]. Its type specimen is SM A40981, a valve (dorsal valve internal mould), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Eoplectodonta (Eoplectodonta) lenis by Cocks (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Plectodonta lenis Whittington and Williams p. 417 figs. pl. 39, figs 79–81
2010Eoplectodonta (Eoplectodonta) lenis Cocks p. 1190 figs. Plate 9, figures 7, 8

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyPlectambonitoideaJones 1928
familySowerbyellidaeOpik 1930
subfamilySowerbyellinaeOpik 1930
genusPlectodontaKozlowski 1929
specieslenisWhittington and Williams 1955

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