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Rhopalocystis havliceki

- Rhopalocystidae

Taxonomy
Rhopalocystis havliceki was named by Chauvel (1978). Its type specimen is 1725h4.5 and is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Rhopalocystis havliceki Chauvel p. 55 figs. pl. 5, figs. 2, 3, text-fig. 11f–l
2017Rhopalocystis havliceki Allaire et al. pp. 704 - 705 figs. 4.4, 4.6, 5.2, 5.16, 11–13

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RankNameAuthor
familyRhopalocystidaeUbaghs 1967
genusRhopalocystisUbaghs 1963
RankNameAuthor
specieshavlicekiChauvel 1978

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
N. Allaire et al. 2017Rhopalocystis with a large-sized theca, composed of one basal, one circlet of infralaterals (four plates) exhibiting one to three, more or less sharp protuberances (umbo); numerous laterals that can have a spine-shaped umbo; usually three circlets of radials (the first and the second radials are elongate and spine-shaped; the third radial is convex).