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Bitrigonocardia diptera

Rostroconchia - Conocardiida - Pseudobigaleaidae

Taxonomy
Pleurorhynchus diptera was named by Salter (1851). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Chair of Kildare, eastern Ireland, which is in a Hirnantian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks/mudstone in the Kildare Limestone Formation of Ireland.

It was recombined as Conocardium dipterum by Barrande (1881); it was recombined as Conocardium dipterus by Hind (1910); it was recombined as Hippocardia diptera by Pojeta and Runnegar (1976); it was recombined as Bitrigonocardia diptera by Rogalla and Amler (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1851Pleurorhynchus diptera Salter pp. 175 - 176 figs. pl. 8 f. 6
1881Conocardium dipterum Barrande pp. 68 - 69
1910Conocardium dipterus Hind pp. 544 - 545 figs. pl. 5 f. 27-30
1976Hippocardia diptera Pojeta and Runnegar p. 75
2006Bitrigonocardia diptera Rogalla and Amler pp. 189 - 190 figs. 7A-M

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classRostroconchia
orderConocardiida()
superfamilyHippocardioideaPojeta and Runnegar 1976
familyPseudobigaleaidae
genusBitrigonocardia
speciesdiptera()

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