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Pterospirifer alatus

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Strophopleuridae

Terebratulites alatus was named by von Schlotheim (1813). It is the type species of Pterospirifer.

It was recombined as Trigonotreta alata by King (1850); it was recombined as Spirifera alata by Davidson (1858); it was recombined as Spirifer alatus by Geinitz (1861) and Waagen (1883); it was recombined as Paeckelmanella alata by Lee and Gu (1980) and Li et al. (1986); it was recombined as Pterospirifer alatus by Dunbar (1955), Nelson and Nelson (1985) and Tazawa et al. (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1813Terebratulites alatus von Schlotheim p. 58 figs. Pl 2, figs 9a,b
1827Spirifer undulatus Sowerby p. 119 figs. Pl 557, fig 1
1841Delthyris undulata Geinitz p. 640
1848Spirifer undulatus Howse p. 254
1848Spirifer permianus King p. 7
1850Trigonotreta alata King p. 130 figs. Pl 9, figs 4-12
1850Trigonotreta undulata King p. 131 figs. Pl 9, figs 1-3,13-17
1850Trigonotreta permiana King p. 133 figs. Pl 9, figs 18-24
1857Spirifer undulatus Howse p. 52
1858Spirifera alata Davidson p. 13 figs. Pl 1, figs 23-36; pl 2, figs 6, 7
1861Spirifer alatus Geinitz p. 87 figs. Pl 16, figs 1-7
1883Spirifer alatus Waagen p. 519
1955Pterospirifer alatus Dunbar p. 129
1980Paeckelmanella alata Lee and Gu p. 406 figs. Pl 175, figs 10,11
1985Pterospirifer alatus Nelson and Nelson figs. Pl 1, fig 19
1986Paeckelmanella alata Li et al. figs. Pl 5, fig 11
2015Pterospirifer alatus Tazawa et al. p. 45 figs. 6.11, 6.12

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
superfamilyPaeckelmanelloideaIvanova 1972
familyStrophopleuridaeCarter 1974

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.

No diagnoses are available