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Protopterygotheca

Taxonomy
Protopterygotheca was named by Chen (1977) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Tomm-u Sepkoski's reference number: 962]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Problematica by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Protopterygotheca Chen
2002Protopterygotheca Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumProblematica
RankNameAuthor
genusProtopterygothecaChen 1977

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