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Sinucosta praecursor

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Sinucostidae

Taxonomy
Spiriferina praecursor was named by Zugmayer (1882). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Kaisersteffel, which is in a Rhaetian carbonate limestone in the Koessen Formation of Austria.

It was recombined as Mentzelioides praecursor by Dagys (1974); it was recombined as Sinucosta praecursor by Pearson (1977).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Spiriferina praecursor Zugmayer p. 25 figs. Pl 4, figs 4,5
1974Mentzelioides praecursor Dagys p. 131
1977Sinucosta praecursor Pearson p. 18 figs. Pl 1, figs 5-7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferinidaIvanova 1972
suborderSpiriferinidinaIvanova 1972
superfamilySpiriferinoideaDavidson 1884
familySinucostidaeXu and Liu 1983
subfamilySinucostinaeXu and Liu 1983
genusSinucosta
speciespraecursor()

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