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Protomegastrophia semiglobosa

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Leptostrophiidae

Taxonomy
Strophomena semiglobosa was named by Davidson (1871). Its type specimen is B13642 and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Megastrophia (Protomegastrophia) semiglobosa by Bassett (1971) and Bassett and Cocks (1974); it was recombined as Stropheodonta semiglobosa by Manten (1971); it was recombined as Protomegastrophia semiglobosa by Baarli et al. (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Strophomena semiglobosa Davidson p. 286 figs. Pl. 41 f. 1-4, non Pl. 41 f. 5, 6 .
1971Megastrophia (Protomegastrophia) semiglobosa Bassett p. 308 figs. Pl. 54 : 9-1 3 , PI. 55 : 1 -3
1971Stropheodonta semiglobosa Manten
1974Megastrophia (Protomegastrophia) semiglobosa Bassett and Cocks p. 17
1999Protomegastrophia semiglobosa Baarli et al.

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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
genusProtomegastrophiaCaster 1939
speciessemiglobosa(Davidson 1871)

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