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Acosarina mesoplatys

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Schizophoriidae

Taxonomy
Rhipidomella mesoplatys was named by King (1931). Its type specimen is YPM 12680a, a shell (Articulated shell), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is R.E. King 123, Leonard Mountain, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian carbonate limestone in the Cathedral Mountain Formation of Texas.

It was recombined as Acosarina mesoplatys by Cooper and Grant (1976).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Rhipidomella leonardensis King p. 43 figs. Pl 1, figs 5-7
1931Rhipidomella mesoplatys King p. 44 figs. Pl 1, figs 10,11
1931Rhipidomella transversa King p. 44 figs. Pl 1, figs 12,13
1938Rhipidomella transversa McKee p. 222 figs. Pl 43, fig 1
1976Acosarina mesoplatys Cooper and Grant p. 2622 figs. Pl 672, figs 1-16; pl 673, figs 7-35
1978Rhipidomella transversa Yancey p. 281 figs. Pl 1, fig 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderOrthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
suborderDalmanellidinaMoore 1952
superfamilyEnteletoideaWaagen 1884
familySchizophoriidaeSchuchert and Le Vene 1929
genusAcosarina
speciesmesoplatys()

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