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Sarganostega pyramidalis

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Sarganostegidae

Taxonomy
Spiriferina pyramidalis was named by Girty (1909). Its type specimen is USNM 118604a, a shell (Articulated shell), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USGS 2926 green, Capitan Peak, Guadalupe Mountains, which is in a Capitanian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Capitan Formation of Texas.

It was recombined as Sarganostega pyramidalis by Cooper and Grant (1976); it was recombined as Punctospirifer pyramidalis by Lee and Gu (1980).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Sarganostega pyramidalis Cooper and Grant p. 2747
1980Punctospirifer pyramidalis Lee and Gu p. 421 figs. Pl 179, figs 4,5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferinidaIvanova 1972
suborderSpiriferinidinaIvanova 1972
superfamilyPennospiriferinoideaDagys 1972
familySarganostegidae
genusSarganostega
speciespyramidalis()

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