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Rectifenestella retiformis

Stenolaemata - Fenestrida - Fenestellidae

Keratophytes retiformis was named by von Schlotheim (1816). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Gl├╝cksbrunn, Thuringen, which is in a Wuchiapingian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in the Zechstein Formation of Germany.

It was recombined as Gorgonia retiformis by Geinitz (1841); it was recombined as Fenestella retiformis by Howse (1848), King (1850), Geinitz (1861), Dreyer (1961), Sakagami (1964), Sakagami (1968), Morozova (1970) and Malecki (1977); it was recombined as Rectifenestella retiformis by Morozova (1974), Morozova (1981), Morozova and Kruchinina (1986), Nakrem (1994) and Ernst (2001).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1816Keratophytes retiformis von Schlotheim p. 17 figs. Pl 1, figs 1,2
1826Gorgonia infundibuliformis Goldfuss pp. 20, 98 figs. Pl 10, fig 1; pl 36, figs 2b,c
1828Gorgonia antiqua Goldfuss
1829Retepora flustracea Phillips p. 120
1834Retepora flustracea Phillips figs. Pl 3, fig 8
1841Gorgonia retiformis Geinitz p. 641
1848Fenestella antiqua Howse p. 261
1848Fenestella flustracea Howse p. 262
1848Fenestella retiformis Howse p. 263
1850Fenestella retiformis King p. 35 figs. Pl 2, figs 8-19
1861Fenestella retiformis Geinitz p. 116 figs. Pl 22, fig 1
1861Fenestella infundibuliformis Geinitz p. 117
1961Fenestella retiformis Dreyer p. 9 figs. Pl 1, figs 1,2; pl 2; pl 3
1964Fenestella retiformis Sakagami p. 12 figs. Pl 4, fig 4
1968Fenestella retiformis Sakagami p. 57 figs. Pl 9, fig 5
1970Fenestella retiformis Morozova p. 162 figs. Pl 30, fig 2; pl 32, fig 1
1974Rectifenestella retiformis Morozova p. 175
1977Fenestella retiformis Malecki p. 84
1981Rectifenestella retiformis Morozova p. 66 figs. Pl 16, fig 1; pl 29, fig 4
1986Rectifenestella retiformis Morozova and Kruchinina p. 80 figs. Pl 28, fig 4
1994Rectifenestella retiformis Nakrem p. 29 figs. Pl 11, figs G,H; pl 12, figs A,B
2001Rectifenestella retiformis Ernst p. 151 figs. Pl 9, figs 1-5

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumBryozoaEhrenberg 1831
classStenolaemataBorg 1926
orderFenestridaElias and Condra 1957

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.

No diagnoses are available