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Medlicottia copei

Cephalopoda - Prolecanitida - Medlicottiidae

Taxonomy
Medlicottia copei was named by White (1889). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Old Military Crossing, Whiskey Creek, Wichita River, which is in an Artinskian coastal siliciclastic in the Clyde Formation of Texas.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Medlicottia copei White p. 117 figs. Pl 1, figs 1-3
1891Medlicottia copei White p. 21 figs. Pl 1, figs 1-3
1903Medlicottia copei Smith p. 48 figs. Pl 22, figs 1-3
1937Medlicottia copei Plummer and Scott p. 74 figs. Pl 5, figs 4-9

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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
speciescopei

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
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