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Pterotheca attenuata

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Pterothecidae

Taxonomy
Clioderma attenuata was named by Hall (1861). It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Phragmolites attenuata by Sloan and Webers (1987); it was recombined as Pterotheca attenuata by Wagner (2017).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1861Clioderma attenuata Hall
1987Phragmolites attenuata Sloan and Webers
2017Pterotheca attenuata Wagner p. 3734

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyPterothecidae
subfamilyPterothecinae
genusPterotheca
speciesattenuata()

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