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Megousia papilio

Strophomenata - Productida - Linoproductidae

Taxonomy
Productus papilio was named by Gabb (1877). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Island of Titicaca, which is in a Sakmarian carbonate limestone in the Copacabana Formation of Bolivia.

It was recombined as Megousia papilio by Waterhouse (1968).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Productus papilio Gabb p. 302 figs. Pl 42, figs 12,12a
1968Megousia papilio Waterhouse p. 1175

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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
superfamilyLinoproductoidea
familyLinoproductidae
subfamilyAnidanthinae
genusMegousiaMuir-Wood and Cooper 1960
speciespapilio()

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