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Pyramiblastus fusiformis

Spiraculata

Taxonomy
Orophocrinus fusiformis was named by Wachsmuth and Springer (1888). Its type specimen is USNM S 3227 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Le Grand Main South Quarry, which is in a Kinderhookian carbonate carbonate in the Hampton Formation of Iowa.

It was recombined as Codonites fusiformis by Miller (1889); it was recombined as Pyramiblastus fusiformis by Macurda (1964).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Orophocrinus fusiformis Wachsmuth and Springer p. 14
1889Codonites fusiformis Miller p. 233 fig. 269
1964Pyramiblastus fusiformis Macurda, Jr. p. 108

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
subclassBlastoideaSay 1825
orderSpiraculataJaekel 1918
genusPyramiblastus
speciesfusiformis(Wachsmuth and Springer 1888)

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