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Brachyprion compressa

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae

Taxonomy
Orthis compressa was named by de Sowerby and Murchison (1839). Its type specimen is GSM R6879, a valve (brachial valve), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Leptostrophia (Leptostrophia) compressa by Cocks (1967); it was recombined as Brachyprion compressa by Rong and Cocks (1994).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1839Orthis compressa de Sowerby and Murchison p. 638 figs. pl. 22 f. 12
1967Leptostrophia (Leptostrophia) compressa Cocks pp. 248 - 252 figs. pl. 37. figs 1- 7
1994Brachyprion compressa Rong and Cocks p. 683

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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
familyLeptostrophiidaeCaster 1939
genusBrachyprionShaler 1865
speciescompressa()

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