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Megousia solita

Strophomenata - Productida - Linoproductidae

Taxonomy
Megousia solita was named by Waterhouse (1968). Its type specimen is ANU 17752 and is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Berrara, which is in a Kungurian offshore siltstone in the Wandrawandian Formation of Australia.

It was recombined as Anidanthus solitus by Wass and Banks (1971).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Megousia solita Waterhouse pp. 1172-1174 figs. Pl 154, figs 1-6,8-10
1971Anidanthus solitus Wass and Banks
1986Nothokuvelousia aurifera Waterhouse pp. 63-64 figs. Pl 14, figs 3,10-19
1998Megousia solita Briggs p. 207 figs. 98A-I

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderProductidaSarycheva and Sokolskaya 1959
suborderProductidina
superfamilyLinoproductoidea
familyLinoproductidae
subfamilyAnidanthinae
genusMegousiaMuir-Wood and Cooper 1960
speciessolita

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