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Amphiplecia bondarevi

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Triplesiidae

Taxonomy
Amphiplecia bondarevi was named by Cocks and Modzalevskaya (1997). Its type specimen is BC 51070, a valve (conjoined valves), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Bed 4. Pryamaya River, Lower Taimyr River Basin, which is in an Ashgill offshore shelf limestone/shale in the Korotkinskaya Formation of the Russian Federation.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1997Amphiplecia bondarevi Cocks and Modzalevskaya pp. 1070 - 1072 figs. Plate 1, figures 10-18

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderOrthotetidaWaagen 1884
suborderTriplesiidinaMoore 1952
superfamilyTriplesioideaSchuchert 1913
familyTriplesiidaeSchuchert 1913
genusAmphiplecia
speciesbondarevi

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
L.R.M. Cocks and T.L. Modzalevskaya 1997Sub-oval outline with width greater than length. Biconvex profile. Asymmetrical shell shape anteriorly. Ribs variably developed, absent posteriorly, between five and seven present in each valve half. Incurved beak and small interarea. Interior not known.