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Divaricosta squarrosa

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Pontisiidae

Taxonomy
Divaricosta squarrosa was named by Cooper and Grant (1969). Its type specimen is AMNH 27904/1, a shell (Articulated shell), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is AMNH512, Guadalupe Pass, Guadalupe Mountains, which is in a Roadian slope limestone in the Cherry Canyon Formation of Texas. It is the type species of Divaricosta.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Divaricosta squarrosa Cooper and Grant p. 12 figs. Pl 4, figs 1-6
1976Divaricosta squarrosa Cooper and Grant p. 2035 figs. Pl 509, figs 1-36; pl 552, figs 6-10

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderRhynchonellidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyWellerelloideaLicharew 1956
familyPontisiidaeCooper and Grant 1976
subfamilyPontisiinaeCooper and Grant 1976
genusDivaricosta
speciessquarrosa

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