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Meristocrinus orbignyi

- Sagenocrinitidae

Taxonomy
Taxocrinus orbignyi was named by M'Coy (1850). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is High Thorns, which is in a Leintwardine marine horizon in the Bannisdale Slates Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Meristocrinus orbignyi by Springer (1906) and Ramsbottom (1958).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Taxocrinus orbignyi M'Coy p. 289
1906Meristocrinus orbignyi Springer p. 519
1958Meristocrinus orbignyi Ramsbottom p. 107

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RankNameAuthor
superfamilySagenocrinitaceaBassler 1938
familySagenocrinitidae
RankNameAuthor
genusMeristocrinusSpringer 1909
speciesorbignyi(M'Coy 1850)

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