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Hoplichnus equus

Taxonomy
Hoplichnus equus was named by Hitchcock (1858). It is considered to be a form taxon. It is a trace fossil. Its type locality is Horse Race Quarry, Gill, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian terrestrial sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Hoplichnus equus Hitchcock p. 134
1871Hoplichnus equus Hitchcock p. xxi
1889Hoplichnus equus Hitchcock p. 119
1894Hoplichnus equus Lyman p. 205
1904Hoplichnus equus Lull

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
RankNameAuthor
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
genusHoplichnus
speciesequus

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