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Megakozlowskiella magnapleura

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Cyrtinopsidae

Taxonomy
Megakozlowskiella magnapleura was named by Johnson (1970). Its type specimen is USNM 157283 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USNM 10726. Head of McColley Canyon, Sulphur Spring Range, which is in an Emsian carbonate limestone in the McColley Canyon Formation of Nevada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Megakozlowskiella magnapleura Johnson pp. 202 - 204 figs. Pl. 71, figs. 1-19

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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
familyCyrtinopsidaeWedekind 1926
subfamilyCyrtinopsinaeWedekind 1926
genusMegakozlowskiella()
speciesmagnapleura

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 1970Subquadrate Megakozlowskiella typically bearing four ventral plications.