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Punctospirifer kentuckensis

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Punctospiriferidae

Taxonomy
Spirifer kentuckensis was named by Shumard (1855). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Spiriferina kentuckiensis by Raymond (1911); it was recombined as Spiriferina kentuckyensis by Girty (1915) and Morningstar (1922); it was recombined as Punctospirifer kentuckyensis by Dunbar and Condra (1932), Elias (1957) and Hoare (1961); it was recombined as Punctospirifer kentuckensis by Mudge et al. (1962).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1855Spirifer kentuckensis Shumard p. 203
1911Spiriferina kentuckiensis Raymond
1915Spiriferina kentuckyensis Girty pp. 85-87 figs. pl. 11 f. 8-8a
1922Spiriferina kentuckyensis Morningstar p. 186
1932Punctospirifer kentuckyensis Dunbar and Condra pp. 351-355 figs. pl. 38 f. 1-5
1957Punctospirifer kentuckyensis Elias p. 518 figs. pl. 57 f. 1
1961Punctospirifer kentuckyensis Hoare pp. 84-86 figs. pl. 11 f. 7-11
1962Punctospirifer kentuckensis Mudge et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferinidaIvanova 1972
suborderSpiriferinidinaIvanova 1972
superfamilyPennospiriferinoideaDagys 1972
familyPunctospiriferidae
genusPunctospiriferNorth 1920
specieskentuckensis()

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