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Buchanathyris westoni

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

Taxonomy
Buchanathyris westoni was named by Talent (1956) [Spirifer aff. crispus (Hisinger) Chapman 1929 p. 103 Ctenodonta cf. portlocki Chapman Chapman 1929 p. 103 Pentamerus aff. lens (Sowerby) Chapman 1929 p. 103]. It is not a trace fossil.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Buchanathyris westoni Talent pp. 37-39 figs. pl. 3 f. 1-4; txt. f. 9-10
1963Buchanathyris westoni Talent pp. 87-88 figs. pl. 59 f. 5-11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderAthyrididaBoucot et al. 1964
suborderAthyrididinaBoucot et al. 1964
superfamilyAthyridoideaMcCoy 1844
familyAthyrididaeMcCoy 1841
subfamilyDidymothyridinaeModzalevskaya 1979
genusBuchanathyrisTalent 1956
specieswestoniTalent 1956

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