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Fostericoncha gigantea

Strophomenata - Productida - Echinoconchidae

Taxonomy
Waagenoconcha gigantea was named by Waterhouse (1983). Its type specimen is UQ F73619 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is UQ L4803, Manang District, which is in a Changhsingian marine siliciclastic in the Senja Formation of Nepal.

It was recombined as Fostericoncha gigantea by Waterhouse and Chen (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Waagenoconcha gigantea Waterhouse p. 125 figs. Pl 3, figs 1-4
2007Fostericoncha gigantea Waterhouse and Chen p. 9 figs. Pl 1, figs 4-6,8,9; pl 2, fig 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderProductidaSarycheva and Sokolskaya 1959
suborderProductidina
superfamilyEchinoconchoidea
familyEchinoconchidae
subfamilyJuresaniinaeMuir-Wood and Cooper 1960
tribeWaagenoconchiniMuir-Wood and Cooper 1960
genusFostericonchaWaterhouse 2002
speciesgigantea()

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