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Foersteotheca

Orthothecida - Novitatidae

Taxonomy
Foersteotheca is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Orthothecida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Novitatidae by Kruse (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Foersteotheca Kruse p. 368
2002Foersteotheca Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
RankNameAuthor
Lophophorata
phylumHyolitha
orderOrthothecida
familyNovitatidaeSysoyev 1968
genusFoersteotheca

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 transvers section reniform; sculpture of longitudinal ribs on dorsum, transverse riblets on venter