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Ptychopleurella mediocostata

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Hesperorthidae

Taxonomy
Ptychopleurella mediocostata was named by Cooper (1956). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Porterfield Quarry, 5 miles northeast of Saltville, which is in an Ashbyan reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Edinburg Formation of Virginia.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Ptychopleurella mediocostata Cooper

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderOrthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
suborderOrthidinaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
superfamilyOrthoideaWoodward 1852
familyHesperorthidaeSchuchert and Cooper 1931
genusPtychopleurellaSchuchert and Cooper 1931
speciesmediocostata

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