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Parapholidostrophia harperi

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophodontidae

Taxonomy
Parapholidostrophia harperi was named by Johnson (1971) [= Pholidostrophia (Mesopholidostrophia) sp. Harper, Johnson & Boucot 1967, Pl. 3, figs. 11-14.]. Its type specimen is USNM 157354 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USNM 17213. 1900 ft west of VABM 7936. Lone Mountain. Bartine Ranch Quadrangle, which is in an Eifelian marine limestone in the Denay Limestone Formation of Nevada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Parapholidostrophia harperi Johnson p. 310 figs. P1. 39, figs. 1-18

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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
familyStrophodontidaeCaster 1939
genusParapholidostrophia
speciesharperi

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
J. G. Johnson 1971Thick-shelled, subsemicircular to shield-shaped Parapholidostrophia.