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Deloprosopus jiangshanensis

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Virgianidae

Taxonomy
Eoconchidium jiangshanensis was named by Liu et al. (1983) [Liang in Liu, Xu & Liang 1983 = Tcherskidium sp. RONG AND HAN, 1986, p. 485, pl. 1, figs. 1–3, 5, 7, 8.]. Its type specimen is ZIG01501, a valve (internal mold of conjoined valves), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Jiangshan, which is in an Ashgillian coastal shale/limestone in the Changwu Formation of China.

It was recombined as Tcherskidium jiangshanensis by Zhan and Cocks (1998); it was recombined as Deloprosopus jiangshanensis by Jin et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Eoconchidium jiangshanensis Liu et al. p. 283 figs. pl. 95, figs. 9–13
1998Tcherskidium jiangshanensis Zhan and Cocks p. 53 figs. pl. 7 f. 16-19; pl. 8 f. 1, 5
2006Deloprosopus jiangshanensis Jin et al. pp. 76 - 77, Appendix 2 figs. 1.1–1.5, 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderPentameridaSchuchert and Cooper 1931
suborderPentameridinaSchuchert and Cooper 1931
superfamilyPentameroideaMcCoy 1844
familyVirgianidaeBoucot and Amsden 1963
subfamilyVirgianinaeBoucot and Amsden 1963
genusDeloprosopus
speciesjiangshanensis(Liu et al. 1983)

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