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Oxoplecia abnormis

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Triplesiidae

Taxonomy
Oxoplecia abnormis was named by Cooper (1956). Its type specimen is USNM 110842, a valve, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is 1 mile east of Tilson Mill, which is in a Blackriveran carbonate limestone in the Edinburg Formation of Virginia.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Oxoplecia abnormis Cooper p. 539 figs. Plate 104, G, figures 39-44

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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
genusOxopleciaWilson 1913
speciesabnormis

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