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Orthograptus ruedemanni

Pterobranchia - Diplograptoidea - Diplograptidae

Taxonomy
Diplograptus ruedemanni was named by Gurley (1896).

It was recombined as Orthograptus ruedemanni by Goldman and Mitchell (1994) and Goldman (1995).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1895Diplograptus ruedemanni Ruedemann p. 221 figs. Pl. 1, figs. 2-4, 6, 7, 10, PI. 2, figs. 1-4, PI. 5
1896Diplograptus ruedemanni Gurley pp. 298, 307
1994Orthograptus ruedemanni Goldman and Mitchell p. 91 figs. Pl. 1, figs. A-I, pl. 3, fig. C, fig. 4E-K, 5C
1995Orthograptus ruedemanni Goldman p. 535 figs. 15.8-15.14, 15.17

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumHemichordataBateson 1885
classPterobranchiaLankester 1877
RankNameAuthor
classGraptolithina(Bronn 1849)
orderDiplograptoidea()
familyDiplograptidae
subfamilyOrthograptinae
genusOrthograptusLapworth 1873
speciesruedemanni()

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 1995Rhabdosomes short (<13 mm), narrow (maximum 1.3 mm), parallel sided, aseptate; thecae orthograptid, th 1! with apertural spine, th 12 with sub-apertural spine, other thecae non-spinose.