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Strictocorniculum

Pseudoconodontida - Strictocorniculidae

Taxonomy
Strictocorniculum was named by Landing (1995) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1127]. Its type is Strictocorniculum vanallerum. It is the type genus of Strictocorniculidae, Strictocorniculacea.

It was assigned to Problematica by Sepkoski (2002); and to Strictocorniculidae by Landing (1995) and Landing et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1995Strictocorniculum Landing pp. 487 - 488
2002Strictocorniculum Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Strictocorniculum Landing et al. p. 901

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RankNameAuthor
orderPseudoconodontidaLanding 1995
familyStrictocorniculidae
RankNameAuthor
genusStrictocorniculum

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
E. Landing 1995Unimembrate pseudoconodonts with nearly straight, gently tapering elements with circular to weakly lat-erally compressed (elliptical) cross sections and deep basal cavity that reaches nearly to tip of elements; external microsculpture of elements consists of rhomboidally arranged, apically inclined nodes.