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Plekonella iniquitas

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae

Taxonomy
Plekonella iniquitas was named by Waterhouse (1967). Its type specimen is NZGS BR1236 and is a mold. Its type locality is GS7358, Productus Creek (D44/f9876), which is in a Changhsingian marine limestone in the Wairaki Breccia Formation of New Zealand.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Plekonella iniquitas Waterhouse p. 85 fig. 5C,9A,11,12,13,15

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderRhynchonellidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyWellerelloideaLicharew 1956
familyWellerellidaeLicharew 1956
subfamilyWellerellinaeLicharew 1956
genusPlekonella
speciesiniquitas

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. B. Waterhouse 1967Costae numerous and fine on sulcus and fold, coarser laterally, restricted to anterior part of shell