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Eoplectodonta (Eoplectodonta) rhombica

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae

Leptaena sericea rhombica was named by M'Coy (1852) [Lectotype selected by Jones (1928).]. Its type specimen is SM A11301 and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Sowerbyella rhombica by Jones (1928); it was recombined as Eoplectodonta rhombica by Williams (1963) and Cocks and Rong (1989); it was recombined as Eoplectodonta (Eoplectodonta) rhombica by Cocks (1982), Cocks (2005), Sayar and Cocks (2013) and Cocks (2014).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1852Leptaena sericea rhombica M'Coy p. 239
1928Sowerbyella rhombica Jones p. 426 figs. pl. 22 f. 1
1963Eoplectodonta rhombica Williams p. 448 figs. Pl. 12, figs 9–14, 18–19
1982Eoplectodonta (Eoplectodonta) rhombica Cocks p. 769 figs. Plate 81, figs. 5, 6
1989Eoplectodonta rhombica Cocks and Rong p. 135
2005Eoplectodonta (Eoplectodonta) rhombica Cocks p. 277 figs. Pl. 11, figs 4–12
2013Eoplectodonta (Eoplectodonta) rhombica Sayar and Cocks figs. 7b, d-e
2014Eoplectodonta (Eoplectodonta) rhombica Cocks pp. 35 - 36 figs. 9S-T

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyPlectambonitoideaJones 1928
familySowerbyellidaeOpik 1930
subfamilySowerbyellinaeOpik 1930
genusEoplectodontaKozlowski 1929
subgenusEoplectodontaKozlowski 1929
speciesrhombica(M'Coy 1852)

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.

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