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Tschussovskenia connorsensis

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Lithostrotionidae

Taxonomy
Lithostrotion (Diphyphyllum) connorsensis was named by Easton (1960). Its type specimen is USC 5120 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USC Loc. 332 - Connors Pass, which is in an Artinskian carbonate limestone in the Arcturus Formation of Nevada.

It was recombined as Diphyphyllum connorsensis by Wilson and Langenheim (1962), Wilson (1991) and Wilson (1994); it was recombined as Tschussovskenia connorsensis by Fedorowski et al. (2007).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Lithostrotion (Diphyphyllum) connorsensis Easton p. 579 figs. 11-14
1962Diphyphyllum connorsensis Wilson and Langenheim p. 504 figs. Pl 86, figs 3,4
1991Diphyphyllum connorsensis Wilson p. 736 fig. 5.9,5.10
1994Diphyphyllum connorsensis Wilson p. 942 fig. 4.8,4.9
2007Tschussovskenia connorsensis Fedorowski et al. p. 147

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
RankNameAuthor
suborderLithostrotioninaSpasskiy and Kachanov 1971
familyLithostrotionidaed'Orbigny 1851
subfamilyDiphyphyllinaeDybowski 1873
genusTschussovskeniaDobrolyubova 1936
speciesconnorsensis()

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