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Pterygotheca

Hyolithida - Pterygothecidae

Taxonomy
Pterygotheca was named by Novak (1891). It is the type genus of Pterygothecidae.

It was corrected as Pterigotheca by Sepkoski (2002).

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Pterygotheca Novak p. 45
1962Pterygotheca Fisher p. 127
2002Pterigotheca Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
RankNameAuthor
Lophophorata
phylumHyolitha
orderHyolithidaMathew 1962
suborderHyolithinaMathew 1899
familyPterygothecidaeNovak 1891
genusPterygothecaNovak 1891

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