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Brachyspirifer pinyonoides

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Hysterolitidae

Taxonomy
Brachyspirifer pinyonoides was named by Johnson (1970) [= Spirifer pinyonensis Walcott, 1884 (in part), Pl. 4, fig. 1d; not Meek. = Spirifer pinyonensis Merriam, 1940 (in part), Pl. 6, fig. 3; Pl. 7, figs. 3-5, 7, 8; not Meek.]. Its type specimen is USNM 157218 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USNM 10762. Horse Creek Valley Quadrangle, northern Simpson Park Range, which is in an Emsian marine limestone in the McColley Canyon Formation of Nevada.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Brachyspirifer pinyonoides Johnson pp. 199 - 200 figs. Pl. 62, figs. 1-11; Pl. 63, figs. 1-18

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferida
suborderDelthyridinaIvanova 1972
superfamilyDelthyridoideaPhillips 1841
familyHysterolitidaeTermier and Termier 1949
subfamilyHysterolitinaeTermier and Termier 1949
genusBrachyspirifer
speciespinyonoides

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