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Orthograptus spinigerus

Pterobranchia - Diplograptoidea - Diplograptidae

Taxonomy
Diplograptus (Orthograptus) quadrimucronatus spinigerus was named by Elles and Wood (1907) [= Diplograptus (Orthograptus) pageanus abnormispinosus Elles & Wood 1907, p. 226-227, pl. 28, fig. 5a. = Diplograptus (Orthograptus) quadrimucronatus T. S. Hall 1906, p. 277, PL 34, fig. 11. = Glossograptus quadrimucronatus Ruedemann 1919 p. 64, fig. 1. = Glossograptus quadrimucronatus inequispinosus Ruedemann 1925 p. 66-67, pl. 7, figs. 7-10 = Glossograptus quadrimucronatus inequispinosus Ruedemann, 1947, p. 455-56, pl. 79, figs. 16-19. = Diplograptus (Orthograptus) pageanus var. spinosus Harris & Thomas 1955, p. 36-37, pl. 2, fig. 36 = Diplograptus (Orthograptus) pageanus var. spinosus Vandenberg & Stewart 1983, p. 42, fig. 31 VANDENBERG AND COOPER, 1992, p. 82, fig. 9Y. = Diplograptus (Orthograptus) quadrimucronatus spinifer Harris & Thomas, 1955, p. 37, pl. 2, figs. 38, 39. = Orthograptus quadrimucronatus ssp. cf. O. quadrimucronatus inequispinosus Bergström & Mitchell 1986, p. 263, fig. 7K.].

It was recombined as Orthograptus spinigerus by Goldman (1995).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1907Diplograptus (Orthograptus) quadrimucronatus spinigerus Elles and Wood p. 225 figs. pl. 28, fig. 2a-2d, text-fig. 146.
1995Orthograptus spinigerus Goldman pp. 532 - 535 figs. 19.1-19.13, 20.1-20.6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumHemichordataBateson 1885
classPterobranchiaLankester 1877
RankNameAuthor
classGraptolithina(Bronn 1849)
orderDiplograptoidea()
familyDiplograptidae
subfamilyOrthograptinae
genusOrthograptusLapworth 1873
speciesspinigerus(Elles and Wood 1907)

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