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Pterobranchia - Graptoloidea - Lasiograptidae

Phormograptus was named by Whittington (1955) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-u O Ashg-m Sepkoski's reference number: 981]. It was considered unknown by Mitchell et al. (2007).

It was assigned to Graptoloidea by Sepkoski (2002); and to Lasiograptidae by Mitchell et al. (2007) and Maletz (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Phormograptus Whittington
2002Phormograptus Sepkoski
2007Phormograptus Mitchell et al.
2014Phormograptus Maletz p. 512

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumHemichordataBateson 1885
classPterobranchiaLankester 1877
subclassGraptolithina(Bronn 1849)
orderGraptoloideaLapworth 1875
suborderAxonophoraFrech 1897
infraorderDiplograptina(Lapworth 1880)
familyLasiograptidaeLapworth 1879
genusPhormograptusWhittington 1955

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.

G. †Phormograptus Whittington 1955
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No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: "sclero-protein"c
Locomotion: passively mobileo
Life habit: planktonico
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Created: 2004-02-28 15:07:12
Modified: 2009-05-19 07:15:15
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Aberhan 1992

Age range: Ashgill or 449.50000 to 443.70000 Ma

Collections (20 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Katian453.0 - 445.2USA (Nevada) P. conectus (145800 145801) P. connectus (145802 145803 145804 145805)
Kralodvorian449.8 - 445.2Czech Republic (Praha) P. chuchlensis (155413)
Wufeng - Rawtheyan449.5 - 445.2China (Hubei) P. sp. (4686)
Ashgill449.5 - 443.7USA (Nevada) P. connectus (145607 145608 145609 145739 145740 145741 145745 145746) P. connectus, P. sp. (145613)
Hirnantian445.2 - 443.4USA (Nevada) P. connectus (145748 145750 145756)