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Megousia umbonata

Strophomenata - Productida - Linoproductidae

Taxonomy
Megousia umbonata was named by Cooper and Grant (1975). Its type specimen is USNM 149959a, a shell (Articulated shell), and it is not a trace fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Megousia umbonata Cooper and Grant p. 1199 figs. Pl 447, figs 40-48; pl 452, figs 6-18

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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
speciesumbonata

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