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Plectoconcha aequiplicata

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Plectoconchidae

Taxonomy
Rhynchonella aequiplicata was named by Gabb (1864). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cinnabar District, range east of Humboldt Mountains, which is in a Lacian carbonate limestone in the Dun Glen Formation of Nevada. It is the type species of Plectoconcha.

It was recombined as Plectoconcha aequiplicata by Cooper (1983) and Sandy and Stanley (1993).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Rhynchonella aequiplicata Gabb p. 35 figs. Pl 6, fig 37
1914Rhynchonella aequiplicata Smith p. 146 figs. Pl 94, figs 9-11
1983Plectoconcha aequiplicata Cooper p. 48 figs. Pl 59, figs 11-14; pl 66, figs 14, 15
1993Plectoconcha aequiplicata Sandy and Stanley, Jr. p. 460 figs. Pl 2, figs 1-8, 21-28; text-figs 11,12

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderTerebratulida
suborderTerebratulidina
superfamilyLoboidothyridoideaMakridin 1964
familyPlectoconchidaeDagys 1974
genusPlectoconcha
speciesaequiplicata()

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