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Bryorhynchus gratiosum

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Petasmariidae

Taxonomy
Pugnax gratiosa was named by Girty (1909) [Pugnax bisulcata var. gratiosa]. Its type specimen is USNM 118559, a shell (Articulated shell), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USGS 2930 green, Pine Spring, Guadalupe Mountains, which is in a Wordian slope limestone in the Bell Canyon Formation of Texas.

It was recombined as Bryorhynchus gratiosum by Cooper and Grant (1976).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Pugnax gratiosa Girty p. 312 figs. Pl 21, figs 10-10c
1976Bryorhynchus gratiosum Cooper and Grant p. 2066 figs. Pl 548, figs 1-5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderRhynchonellidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyPugnacoideaRzhonsnitskaia 1956
familyPetasmariidaeSavage 1996
genusBryorhynchus
speciesgratiosum()

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