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Microcornus petilus

Hyolithida - Nelegerocornidae

Taxonomy
Microcornus petilus was named by Bengtson et al. (1990) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Cambrian; South Australia. COMMENTS: Bengston in Bengston et al. 1990]. Its type specimen is SAMP 30887, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Microcornus petilus Bengtson et al. p. 217 fig. 145–147
2001Microcornus petilus Gravestock et al. p. 99 figs. Pl. X, fig. 10a, b
2004Microcornus petilus Malinky and Skovsted pp. 556-557 figs. 3C, D.
2006Microcornus petilus Wotte p. 154

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
RankNameAuthor
Lophophorata
phylumHyolitha
orderHyolithidaMathew 1962
familyNelegerocornidae
genusMicrocornus
speciespetilus

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