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Redstonia cooperi

Rostroconchia - Conocardiida - Pseudobigaleaidae

Taxonomy
Hippocardia cooperi was named by Pojeta and Runnegar (1976). Its type specimen is USNM 162786 and is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is USGS 0600-CO, near Strasburg, which is in a Blackriveran carbonate limestone in the Chambersburg Formation of Virginia. It is the type species of Iapetocardia.

It was recombined as Iapetocardia cooperi by Rogalla and Amler (2006); it was recombined as Redstonia cooperi by Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Hippocardia cooperi Pojeta and Runnegar
2006Iapetocardia cooperi Rogalla and Amler pp. 197 - 198 figs. 12A-I
2017Redstonia cooperi Wagner p. 3084

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classRostroconchia
orderConocardiida()
superfamilyHippocardioideaPojeta and Runnegar 1976
familyPseudobigaleaidae
subfamilyPseudobigaleainaeHoare et al. 2002
genusRedstonia
speciescooperi()

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