Palmatolepis (Palmatolepis)

Apparatus elements of Palmatolepis schindewolfi, from Dzik (2015).

Belongs within: Palmatolepis.

The type subgenus of Palmatolepis includes those Famennian species in which the S3–4 elements have a reduced bipennate morphology (Donoghue 2001).

<==Palmatolepis Ulrich & Bassler 1926 (Palmatolepis)M62
    |  i. s.: P. (P.) cymbulaM62
    |         P. (P.) humboldtiM62
    |         P. (P.) wolskae Ovnatanova 1969D01
    |--+--P. (P.) crepidaS88
    |  `--P. (P.) terminiS88
    `--+--+--P. grossi [=P. perlobata grossi]S88
       |  `--P. (P.) rugosa Branson & Mehl 1934D01
       |       |--P. r. rugosaS88
       |       |--P. r. amplaS88
       |       `--P. r. trachyteraS88
       `--+--*P. (P.) perlobata Ulrich & Bassler 1926D02, D01
          |    |--P. p. perlobataD01
          |    |--P. p. maxima Müller 1956D01
          |    |--P. p. posteraS88
          |    `--P. p. sigmoideaS88
          |--P. helmsi Ziegler 1962KU04 [=P. perlobata helmsiS88]
          `--P. (P.) schindewolfi Müller 1956D01 [=P. perlobata schindewolfiS88]

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[D01] Donoghue, P. C. J. 2001. Conodonts meet cladistics: recovering relationships and assessing the completeness of the conodont fossil record. Palaeontology 44 (1): 65–93.

[D02] Dzik, J. 2002. Emergence and collapse of the Frasnian conodont and ammonoid communities in the Holy Cross Mountains, Poland. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 47: 565–650.

[KU04] Klapper, G., T. T. Uyeno, D. K. Armstrong & P. G. Telford. 2004. Conodonts of the Williams Island and Long Rapids Formations (Upper Devonian, Frasnian–Famennian) of the Onakawana B Drillhole, Moose River Basin, northern Ontario, with a revision of the Lower Famennian species. Journal of Paleontology 78: 371–387.

[M62] Müller, K. J. 1962. Taxonomy, evolution, and ecology of conodonts. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt W. Miscellanea: Conodonts, Conoidal Shells of Uncertain Affinities, Worms, Trace Fossils and Problematica pp. W83–W91. Geological Society of America, and University of Kansas Press.

[S88] Sweet, W. C. 1988. The Conodonta: Morphology, taxonomy, paleoecology, and evolutionary history of a long extinct animal phylum. Clarendon Press: Oxford.

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