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Protogusarella smithi

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Gusarellidae

Taxonomy
Protogusarella smithi was named by Perry and Chatterton (1979). Its type specimen is UA 2519, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Preuss Creek, sample 1 (835 m), which is in a Spathian shallow subtidal grainstone/siltstone in the Thaynes Formation of Idaho. It is the type species of Protogusarella.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Protogusarella smithi Perry and Chatterton

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderTerebratulida
suborderTerebratellidinaMuir-Wood 1955
superfamilyZeillerioideaAllan 1940
familyGusarellidaeOvtsharenko 1976
genusProtogusarella
speciessmithi

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