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Nervostrophia geniculata

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae

Taxonomy
Nervostrophia geniculata was named by Cooper and Dutro (1982). Its type specimen is USNM 200934, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Nervostrophia geniculata Cooper and Dutro, Jr. pp. 46 - 47 figs. pl. 6 f. 15-31

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyStrophomenoideaKing 1846
familyLeptostrophiidaeCaster 1939
genusNervostrophia
speciesgeniculata

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
G. A. Cooper and J. T. Dutro 1982Moderately large Nervostrophia geniculated at midvalve and having the length about 80 percent of the midwidth.