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Atopocystis mucronata

Anthozoa - Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae

Taxonomy
Atopocystis mucronata was named by Pedder (2004). Its type specimen is USNM 520312 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Bartine Member 1990-5, which is in an Emsian marine limestone in Nevada. It is the type species of Atopocystis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Atopocystis mucronata Pedder p. 851

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderCystiphyllidaNicholson 1889
familyCystiphyllidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
genusAtopocystisPedder 2004
speciesmucronataPedder 2004

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