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Vinlandostrophia

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Platystrophiidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Vinlandostrophia Zuykov and Harper p. 29

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderOrthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
suborderOrthidinaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
superfamilyPlectorthoideaSchuchert and Le Vene 1929
familyPlatystrophiidaeSchuchert 1929
genusVinlandostrophia

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
M. A. Zuykov and D. A. T. Harper 2007Large platystrophiid genus, with costae in ventral sulcus of triplicate type; cardinalia characterized by septalium; fulcral plates present; anterior and posterior pairs of adductor closely spaced in the central part of the valve, bisected by median septum; muscle impressions of anterior adductor scars smooth, whereas posterior adductor scars with thin and low creases of secondary shell