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Parapavona major

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Pseudopavonidae

Taxonomy
Parapavona major was named by Wu et al. (1985). Its type specimen is GSC 71578 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is GSC 79408, Nakina Lake, which is in a Pendleian carbonate limestone in the Horsefeed Formation of Canada. It is the type species of Parapavona.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1985Parapavona major Wu et al. p. 1500 figs. 9-11,12.1,12.2,13.1,13.2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
RankNameAuthor
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderLonsdaleiinaSpasskiy 1974
familyPseudopavonidaeYabe et al. 1943
genusParapavona
speciesmajor

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