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Plectodonta

Plectodonta is an extinct genus of brachiopods which existed during the Devonian to Silurian of the United States, Australia, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Kazakhstan, Morocco, Poland, Spain, Ukraine, Argentina, Bolivia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and Venezuela. It was described by Kozlowski in 1929, and the type species is P. mariae. A new extinct subspecies, P. mariae pantherae, was described by Andrzej Baliński in 2012, from the early Devonian of Ukraine.