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Plectropterna gracilis

Taxonomy
Plectropterna gracilis was named by Hitchcock (1858). It is considered to be a form taxon. It is a trace fossil. Its type locality is Roswell Field's Orchard, Gill, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone/shale in the Portland Formation of Massachusetts.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Plectropterna gracilis Hitchcock p. 109
1871Plectropterna gracilis Hitchcock p. xxi
1889Plectropterna gracilis Hitchcock p. 119
1894Plectropterna gracilis Lyman p. 206
1898Plectropterna gracilis Hitchcock p. 402

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
RankNameAuthor
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Amphibia()
genusPlectropternaHitchcock 1845
speciesgracilis

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