|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||Age range and collections|
It was corrected as Cupitheca by Duan (1984); it was corrected as Cupittheca by Gravestock et al. (2001); it was misspelled as Cupittheca by Xing et al. (1984), Bengtson et al. (1990), Brock and Cooper (1993) and Sepkoski (2002).
It was assigned to Cupithecidae by Duan (1984), Xing et al. (1984), Bengtson et al. (1990), Brock and Cooper (1993) and Gravestock et al. (2001); and to Problematica by Sepkoski (2002).
|Year||Name and author|
|1984||Actinotheca Duan p. 154|
|1984||Cupitheca Duan p. 154|
|1984||Arcitheca Duan p. 155|
|1984||Varitheca Duan p. 156|
|1984||Ensitheca Duan p. 157|
|1984||Emeitheca Duan p. 158|
|1984||Cupittheca Xing et al. p. 152|
|1990||Actinotheca Bengtson et al. pp. 203 - 204|
|1993||Actinotheca Brock and Cooper p. 777|
|2001||Cupittheca Gravestock et al. p. 96|
|2002||Actinotheca Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2002||Ensitheca Sepkoski, Jr.|
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