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Scoponodus

- Pteromidae

Taxonomy
Scoponodus is a genus. It is not extant. Its type is Scoponodus renustus.

It was assigned to Problematica by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pteromidae by Parkhaev and Demidenko (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Scoponodus Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Scoponodus Parkhaev and Demidenko p. 919

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumProblematica
RankNameAuthor
familyPteromidaeWang 1994
genusScoponodus

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
P. Y. Parkhaev and Y. Demidenko 2010"Small flattened sclerites up to 1.1 mm long, composed of basal column and basal cavity with tubercles on it. Basal column straight or curved with smooth exterior. Cross-section of column oval or almost circular. Basal cavity flattened, triangular or concave triangular in outlines. Basal cavity has wavy-tuberculate or zigzag-like ornamentation on its exterior surface. Tubercles elongated, straight or bent, smooth."