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Lepidocyclus oblongus

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Rhynchotrematidae

Taxonomy
Lepidocyclus oblongus was named by Howe (1966). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Cape (Fernvale), Cape Girardeau, which is in an Edenian/Maysvillian carbonate limestone in the Cape Limestone Formation of Missouri.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Lepidocyclus oblongus Howe p. 261 figs. pl. 31, figs. 11-14
1983Lepidocyclus oblongus Amsden p. 39

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderRhynchonellidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyRhynchotrematoideaSchuchert 1913
familyRhynchotrematidaeSchuchert 1913
subfamilyLepidocyclinaeCooper 1956
genusLepidocyclusWang 1949
speciesoblongusHowe 1966

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