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Lophotheca

Xiphosura - Sessilia - Scalpellidae

Taxonomy
Lophotheca was named by Qian (1978) [Sepkoski's age data: V N-Da-u Cm Tomm Sepkoski's reference number: 271,1030]. It is not extant. Its type is Lophotheca costellata.

It was assigned to Orthothecida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Lophotheca Qian
2002Lophotheca Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
subfamilyStramentinaeWithers 1920
Phosphatothoracica
Calamida
familyScalpellidaePilsbry 1907
familyCalanticidaeZevina 1978
suborderLepadomorphaGruvel 1905
Unilatera
familyNeolepadidae(Yamaguchi et al. 2004)
familyBrachylepadidaeWoodward 1901
orderSessiliaLamarck 1818
PoecilophysideaPepato et al. 2010
orderAcariformes(Zakhvatkin 1952)
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
EuchelicerataWeygoldt and Paulus 1979
RankNameAuthor
Prosomapoda
classXiphosura()
orderXiphosuridaLatreille 1802
Planaterga
Dekatriata
SclerophorataKamenz et al. 2011
classArachnidaLamarck 1801
orderParasitiformes(Reuter 1909)
suborderMesostigmataCanestrini 1891
suborderSarcoptiformesReuter 1909
infraorderOribatidaDug├Ęs 1834
ParhyposomataGrandjean 1969
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumHyolitha
orderOrthothecida
genusLophotheca

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