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Megousia definita

Strophomenata - Productida - Linoproductidae

Taxonomy
Megousia definita was named by Cooper and Grant (1975). Its type specimen is USNM 149953a, a shell (Articulated shell), and it is not a trace fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Megousia definita Cooper and Grant p. 1194 figs. Pl 449, figs 1-46

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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
speciesdefinita

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