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Loxoplocus sedgwicki

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Lophospiridae

Taxonomy
Lophospira sedgwicki was named by Donald (1906). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Locality 6. Ladywell Wood of Mulloch Hill, which is in a Rhuddanian carbonate limestone in the Mulloch Hill Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Loxoplocus sedgwicki by Wagner (1999) and Wagner (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1906Lophospira sedgwicki Donald p. 562 figs. pl. 43 f. 11-12
1925Worthenia esthona Koken and Perner
1925Worthenia turbinoides Koken and Perner
1925Worthenia esthona Koken and Perner p. 162 figs. pl. 28 f. 1-2
1932Lophospira turbinoides Teichert
1932Schizolopha esthona Teichert p. 275
1939Lophospira trilineata Pitcher p. 89 figs. pl. 1 f. 11
1955Worthenia esthona Vostokova pp. 113 - 114 figs. pl. 7 f. 7
1977Lophospira sedgwicki Peel p. 24 figs. pl. 2 f. 23
1999Loxoplocus sedgwicki Wagner p. 30
2017Loxoplocus sedgwicki Wagner p. S1772

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
orderMurchisoniina
superfamilyTrochonematoidea()
familyLophospiridae
genusLoxoplocus
speciessedgwicki()

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