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Loculitheca

Orthothecimorpha - Circothecida - Turcuthecidae

Taxonomy
Loculitheca was named by Sysoyev (1968) [Sepkoski's age data: V N-Da-u Cm Tomm-u Sepkoski's reference number: 287,1030]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Circothecida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Turcuthecidae by Kruse (2002).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Loculitheca Sysoyev
2002Loculitheca Kruse p. 366
2002Loculitheca Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
RankNameAuthor
Lophophorata
phylumHyolitha
classOrthothecimorpha
orderCircothecidaSysoev 1968
familyTurcuthecidaeMissarzhevskiy 1989
genusLoculithecaSysoyev 1968

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
P. D. Kruse 2002Conch transverse section elliptical; sculpture on transverse rugae and/ or furrows