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Bactrotheca

Orthothecida - Orthothecidae

Taxonomy
Bactrotheca was named by Novak (1891) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren-u O Ashg-m Sepkoski's reference number: 288]. Its type is Hyolithes teres.

It was assigned to Orthothecidae by Fisher (1962); and to Orthothecida by Landing and Bartowski (1996) and Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Bactrotheca Novak p. 34
1962Bactrotheca Fisher p. 125
1996Bactrotheca Landing and Bartowski p. 755
2002Bactrotheca Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
RankNameAuthor
Lophophorata
phylumHyolitha
orderOrthothecida
familyOrthothecidae
genusBactrothecaNovak 1891

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