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Strophoprion geniculatum

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophonellidae

Brachyprion geniculatum was named by Shaler (1865). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Stropheodonta geniculata by Schuchert (1897); it was recombined as Douvillina (Mesodouvillina) geniculata by Waite (1956); it was recombined as Brachyprion (Eomegastrophia) geniculata by Sheehan (1980) and Sheehan (1982); it was recombined as Strophoprion geniculatum by Twenhofel (1928) and Dewing (1999).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Brachyprion geniculatum Shaler pp. 69-70
1897Stropheodonta geniculata Schuchert p. 422
1928Strophoprion geniculatum Twenhofel pp. 69-70 figs. Pl. 31, figs. 8-11
1956Brachyprion lnflatus Stearn p. 97 figs. pl. 11 f. 22-23
1956Douvillina (Mesodouvillina) geniculata Waite p. 16 figs. pl. 4 f. 20-24
1980Brachyprion (Eomegastrophia) geniculata Sheehan
1982Brachyprion (Eomegastrophia) geniculata Sheehan
1999Strophoprion geniculatum Dewing

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyStrophomenoideaKing 1846
familyStrophonellidaeCaster 1939
genusStrophoprionHall 1879
speciesgeniculatum(Shaler 1865)

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.

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