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Diplotheca

Calyptoptomatida - Diplothecidae

Taxonomy
Diplotheca was named by Mathew (1885) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Boto Sepkoski's reference number: 1,295]. It is the type genus of Diplothecidae.

It was assigned to Diplothecidae by Fisher (1962); and to Hyolithida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Diplotheca Mathew
1962Diplotheca Fisher p. 130
2002Diplotheca Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
orderCalyptoptomatidaFisher 1962
orderCamerothecidaSyssoiev 1957
suborderDiplothecinaSyssoiev 1957
familyDiplothecidaeSyssoiev 1958
genusDiplothecaMathew 1885

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