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Lophotheca

Orthothecida

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()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
RankNameAuthor
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