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Merophricus mediterraneus

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Plectoconchidae

Taxonomy
Terebratula mediterranea was named by Canavari (1884). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Merophricus mediterranea by Owen and Rose (1997); it was recombined as Merophricus mediterraneus by Vörös (2009).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Terebratula mediterranea Canavari p. 85
1997Merophricus mediterranea Owen and Rose p. 507 figs. Pl 1, figs 1-11; text-fig 4
2009Merophricus mediterraneus Vörös p. 132 figs. Pl 15, figs 3,4

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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
genusMerophricus
speciesmediterraneus(Canavari 1884)

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