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Eoplectodonta (Eoplectodonta) alternata

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae

Sowerbyella alternata was named by Butts (1942). Its type specimen is USNM 97544a, a valve, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Eoplectodonta alternata by Cooper (1956); it was recombined as Eoplectodonta (Eoplectodonta) alternata by Jin and Norford (1996).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1942Sowerbyella alternata Butts p. 109 figs. pl. 95, figs. 22, 23,
1956Eoplectodonta alternata Cooper pp. 808 - 810 figs. Plate 184, A, figures 1-3; plate 207, B, figures 2-25; plate 208, A, figures 1-18; plate 269, E, fig
1996Eoplectodonta (Eoplectodonta) alternata Jin and Norford pp. 38 - 39 figs. Plate 9, figures I4-27; Plate IO, figures I-5

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyPlectambonitoideaJones 1928
familySowerbyellidaeOpik 1930
subfamilySowerbyellinaeOpik 1930
genusEoplectodontaKozlowski 1929
subgenusEoplectodontaKozlowski 1929
speciesalternata(Butts 1942)

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.

No diagnoses are available