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Argyrotheca plana

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Megathyrididae

Taxonomy
Argyrotheca plana was named by Cooper (1979). Its type specimen is USNM 550328a and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Palmer Loc. 932c/USNM Loc. 818c, Carretera Central, W of Matanzas, which is in a Miocene marine horizon in Cuba.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Argyrotheca plana Cooper p. 23 figs. Pl. 4, Fig. 29-49

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderTerebratulida
suborderTerebratellidinaMuir-Wood 1955
superfamilyMegathyridoideaDall 1870
familyMegathyrididaeDall 1870
genusArgyrothecaDall 1900
speciesplana

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