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Eostrophonella polita

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophonellidae

Taxonomy
Strophonella polita was named by Bancroft (1949). Its type specimen is SM A32041, a valve (dorsal internal mould), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Exposure on the side of North Gate Road, Haverfordwest, which is in a Rawtheyan marine mudstone in the Slade and Redhill Mudstone Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Strophonella (Eostrophonella) polita by Cocks (1978); it was recombined as Eostrophonella polita by Cocks (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1949Strophonella polita Bancroft p. 12 figs. pl. 1 f. 1
1978Strophonella (Eostrophonella) polita Cocks p. 132
2014Eostrophonella polita Cocks p. 31 figs. 8K-P

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyStrophomenoideaKing 1846
familyStrophonellidaeCaster 1939
genusEostrophonellaWilliams 1950
speciespolita()

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