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Rectograptus amplexicaulis

Pterobranchia - Diplograptoidea - Diplograptidae

Taxonomy
Graptolites amplexicaule was named by Hall (1847).

It was recombined as Diplograptus (Glyptograptus) amplexicaulis by Ruedemann (1908); it was recombined as Orthograptus amplexicaulis by Rickards et al. (2000); it was recombined as Rectograptus amplexicaulis by Nõlvak and Goldman (2007).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Graptolites amplexicaule Hall pp. 79-80, 316
1908Diplograptus (Glyptograptus) amplexicaulis Ruedemann p. 361 figs. pl. 25 ,figs. 11 ,13 ,10 ?,12 ?;textfigs. 302 - 307
2000Orthograptus amplexicaulis Rickards et al. p. 115 figs. 4J, 8A
2007Rectograptus amplexicaulis Nõlvak and Goldman figs. 3.1-4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumHemichordataBateson 1885
RankNameAuthor
classPterobranchiaLankester 1877
classGraptolithina(Bronn 1849)
orderDiplograptoidea()
familyDiplograptidae
genusRectograptusPribyl 1949
speciesamplexicaulis()

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