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Onychoplecia tenuis

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Triplesiidae

Taxonomy
Onychoplecia tenuis was named by Cooper (1956). Its type specimen is USNM 117091, a valve, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is McLish Ranch, which is in a Turinian deep subtidal sandstone/shale in the Bromide Formation of Oklahoma.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Onychoplecia tenuis Cooper pp. 535 - 536 figs. Plate 100, K, figure 50

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderOrthotetidaWaagen 1884
suborderTriplesiidinaMoore 1952
superfamilyTriplesioideaSchuchert 1913
familyTriplesiidaeSchuchert 1913
genusOnychopleciaCooper 1956
speciestenuis

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