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Hippoklosma

- Mobergellidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1997Hippoklosma Conway Morris and Chapman p. 971
2002Hippoklosma Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Hippoklosma Skovsted p. 435

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumProblematica
RankNameAuthor
familyMobergellidae
genusHippoklosma

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
S. Conway Morris and A. J. Chapman 1997Bilaterally symmetrical shell, thin, concavo-convex but may have upturned rim, phosphatic. Small apex with transverse furrows imparting segmentation. Shell bears fibroplacodes, arranged in ten rows (five pairs). Each fibroplacode consisting of a subcircular area housing fibrous body, capped by smooth disk.