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Nucleospira subsphaerica

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Nucleospiridae

Taxonomy
Nucleospira subsphaerica was named by Johnson (1970). Its type specimen is USNM 157148 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USNM 10711. In saddle immediately south of "0" in 8081,, which is in an Emsian carbonate limestone in the McColley Canyon Formation of Nevada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Nucleospira subsphaerica Johnson pp. 178 - 179 figs. Pl. 51, figs. 17 -24

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderAthyrididaBoucot et al. 1964
suborderAthyrididinaBoucot et al. 1964
superfamilyAthyridoideaMcCoy 1844
familyNucleospiridaeDavidson 1881
genusNucleospiraHall 1859
speciessubsphaerica

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 1970Large, deeply convex Nucleospira tending to be slightly transverse.