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Styracograptus tubuliferus

Pterobranchia - Bireclinata

Taxonomy
Climacograptus tubuliferus was named by Lapworth (1876). It is the type species of Styracograptus.

It was recombined as Scalarigraptus tubuliferus by Riva (1988); it was recombined as Normalograptus tubuliferus by Riva and Ketner (1989); it was recombined as Styracograptus tubuliferus by Storch et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Climacograptus tubuliferus Lapworth figs. pl. 2, fig. 49
1977Climacograptus tubuliferus Carter and Churkin pp. 23 - 24 figs. Plate 7, figure 5
1988Scalarigraptus tubuliferus Riva figs. 2i-j.
1989Normalograptus tubuliferus Riva and Ketner p. 87 figs. 10a-i, 11a-e.
1997Climacograptus tubuliferus Goldman and Bergström pp. 991 - 993 figs. Text-figures 12A-H, 13A-D, I-K, Plate 2, figures 1-3
2011Styracograptus tubuliferus Storch et al. p. 356

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumHemichordataBateson 1885
classPterobranchiaLankester 1877
classGraptolithina(Bronn 1849)
Graptoloida
RankNameAuthor
Eugraptoloida
Reclinata
superorderPanbireclinata
orderBireclinata
infraorderAxonophora(Frech 1897)
suborderDiplograptina(Lapworth 1880)
superfamilyClimacograptoideaFrech 1897
genusStyracograptus
speciestubuliferus()

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
D. Goldman and S. M. Bergström 1997Large, Pattern D climacograptine with a long, thick nema commonly exhibiting a threevaned
structure. Rhabdosome widening gradually from a very narrow proximal end. Virgella long, commonly lodged within a short tubular downgrowth of the sicula (parasicula). Rhabdosome widening gradually from 0·64 mm proximally to 2·5 mm distally.