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Medlicottia orbignyana

Cephalopoda - Prolecanitida - Medlicottiidae

Taxonomy
Goniatites orbignyanus was named by de Verneuil (1845). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Kachkabache Mountain, near Artinsk, which is in an Artinskian marine sandstone in the Russian Federation.

It was recombined as Medlicottia orbignyi by Tchernow (1907); it was recombined as Medlicottia orbignyana by Karpinsky (1889), Tumanskaya (1939), Ruzhentsev (1956), Nassichuk (1970), Leonova (2002), Zhou and Yang (2005) and Zhou (2017).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Goniatites orbignyanus de Verneuil p. 375 figs. Pl 26, figs 6a-c
1889Medlicottia orbignyana Karpinsky p. 32 figs. Pl 2, fig 1
1907Medlicottia orbignyi Tchernow p. 367 figs. Pl 1, fig 8
1939Medlicottia orbignyana Tumanskaya p. 118 figs. Pl 8, fig 6; text-fig 17
1956Medlicottia orbignyana Ruzhentsev p. 118 figs. Pl 5, figs 2-4
1970Medlicottia orbignyana Nassichuk p. 81 figs. Pl 19, fig 4; text-fig 3
2002Medlicottia orbignyana Leonova p. S20
2005Medlicottia orbignyana Zhou and Yang p. 381 figs. 4.3,5.21-5.32
2017Medlicottia orbignyana Zhou p. 40 figs. 23.1-23.3, 24.4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderProlecanitidaMiller and Furnish 1954
superfamilyMedlicottioidea(Karpinsky 1889)
familyMedlicottiidae
subfamilyMedlicottiinae
genusMedlicottiaWaagen 1880
speciesorbignyana()

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