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Eccentrotheca

Taxonomy
Eccentrotheca was named by Landing et al. (1980) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Tomm-l Cm Boto-l Sepkoski's reference number: 655,1006]. It was considered monophyletic by Skovsted et al. (2008).

It was assigned to Tommotiidae by Landing (1984) and Hinz (1987); to Tommotiida by Sepkoski (2002); to Phoronida by Skovsted et al. (2008); and to Brachiopoda by Balthasar et al. (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Eccentrotheca Landing et al. p. 404
1984Eccentrotheca Landing p. 1392
1987Eccentrotheca Hinz p. 80
2002Eccentrotheca Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Eccentrotheca Skovsted et al.
2009Eccentrotheca Balthasar et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
RankNameAuthor
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
genusEccentrotheca

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
C. B. Skovsted et al. 2008Eccentrotheca represent stem-group Phoronida.