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Valcourea semicarinata

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Plaesiomyidae

Taxonomy
Valcourea semicarinata was named by Cooper (1956) [= Valcourea strophomenoides Butts, Virginia Geol. Surv. Bull. 52, pt. 2, p. 41, pi. 73, figs. 9, 10, 1942.]. Its type specimen is USNM 110228d and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Porterfield Quarry, 5 miles northeast of Saltville, which is in a Darriwilian carbonate limestone in the Arline Formation of Virginia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Valcourea semicarinata Cooper pp. 410 - 411 figs. Plate 70, A, figures i-io

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderOrthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
suborderOrthidinaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
superfamilyOrthoideaWoodward 1852
familyPlaesiomyidaeSchuchert 1913
subfamilyPlaesiomyinaeSchuchert 1913
genusValcoureaRaymond 1911
speciessemicarinata

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