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Platymena tersa

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Glyptomenidae

Taxonomy
Platymena tersa was named by Popov and Cocks (2006). Its type specimen is BC 57665, a valve (internal mould of a dorsal valve), and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2006Platymena tersa Popov and Cocks p. 262 figs. Plate 2, figures 12–22; Plate 3, figures 1–4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyStrophomenoideaKing 1846
familyGlyptomenidaeWilliams 1965
subfamilyGlyptomeninaeWilliams 1965
genusPlatymenaCooper 1956
speciestersa

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