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Richardsonites girtyanus

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Glaphyritidae

Taxonomy
Richardsonites girtyanus was named by Ruzhentsev and Bogoslovskaya (1971). Its type specimen is PIN 455/36437, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Sholak-Say Canyon, Sample 3, Southern Urals, Aktyubin Region, which is in an Arnsbergian offshore shelf carbonate in Kazakhstan.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Richardsonites girtyanus Ruzhentsev and Bogoslovskaya p. 299 figs. Pl 33, figs 1,2; text-fig 76c

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderGoniatitinaHyatt 1884
superfamilyGastrioceratoidea()
familyGlaphyritidae
subfamilyGlaphyritinae
genusRichardsonitesElias 1956
speciesgirtyanus

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