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Rafinesquina deltoidea

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae

Leptaena deltoidea was named by Conrad (1838) [Not Strophomena deltoidea Conrad. OWEN, 1844, Report of a geological exploration of part of Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois ... in 1839, pl. 16, fig. 8; pl. 17, fig. 6. Not Leptaena deltoidea (Conrad). OWEN, 1852, Report of a geological survey of Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota, p. 629, tab. 2B, fig. 10. Not Strophomena deltoidea Conrad. DAVIDSON, 1871, A monograph of the British fossil Brachiopoda, vol. 3, Devonian and Silurian species, p. 292, pl. 42, figs. 1-5; pl. 39, fig. 22 (Opikina sp.). Not Strophomena deltoidea Conrad. DAVIDSON, 1883, idem, vol. 5, Silurian supplement, p. 197, pl. 15, figs. 16-32 (Opikina sp). Not Rafinesquina deltoidea (Conrad). WINCHELL and SCHUCHERT 1893, Minnesota Geol. and Nat. History Survey Final Rept., vol. 3, pt. 1, p. 403, pl. 31, figs. 30, 31. Not Playfairea deltoidea (Conrad). REED, 1917, Royal Soc. Edinburgh Trans., vol. 51, p. 866, pl. 11, figs. 21-30.].

It was recombined as Strophomena deltoidea by Emmons (1855); it was recombined as Rafinesquina deltoidea by Salmon (1942).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Leptaena deltoidea Conrad p. 115
1847Leptaena deltoidea Hall p. 106 figs. pl. 31A, figs. 3a-f
1855Strophomena deltoidea Emmons p. 197 figs. pl. 11 f. 5a, c
1942Rafinesquina deltoidea Salmon pp. 583 - 586 figs. Plate 86, figures 16-20

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phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyStrophomenoideaKing 1846
familyRafinesquinidaeSchuchert 1893
subfamilyRafinesquininaeSchuchert 1893
genusRafinesquinaHall and Clarke 1892

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.

No diagnoses are available