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Ceratotheca

Hyolithida - Ceratothecidae

Taxonomy
Ceratotheca was named by Novak (1886) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ludl D Gedi Sepkoski's reference number: 1]. It is the type genus of Ceratothecidae.

It was assigned to Ceratothecidae by Fisher (1962); and to Orthothecida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1886Ceratotheca Novak
1962Ceratotheca Fisher p. 124
2002Ceratotheca Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
RankNameAuthor
Lophophorata
phylumHyolitha
orderHyolithidaMathew 1962
suborderHyolithinaMathew 1899
familyCeratothecidae
genusCeratothecaNovak 1886

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