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Richardsonites richardsonianus

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Glaphyritidae

Taxonomy
Gastrioceras richardsonianum was named by Girty (1909). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USGS 2082 green, Sandy Creek, which is in an Arnsbergian marine shale in the Caney Formation of Oklahoma. It is the type species of Richardsonites.

It was recombined as Cravenoceras richardsonianum by Plummer and Scott (1937) and Gordon (1964); it was recombined as Richardsonites richardsonianus by Ruzhentsev and Bogoslovskaya (1971).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Gastrioceras richardsonianum Girty p. 54 figs. Pl 11, figs 1-11
1937Cravenoceras richardsonianum Plummer and Scott p. 261 figs. Pl 8, figs 12-16
1964Cravenoceras richardsonianum Gordon p. 212 figs. Pl 22 figs 28-34; text-figs 53A-D, 55A,B,K
1971Richardsonites richardsonianus Ruzhentsev and Bogoslovskaya p. 299 fig. 76a,b

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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
speciesrichardsonianus(Girty 1909)

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