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Zittelella xinjiangensis

Demospongea - Anthaspidellidae

Taxonomy
Zittelella xinjiangensis was named by Liu et al. (2003). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Tangwangcheng, Bachu area, which is in a Darriwilian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Yijianfang Formation of China.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2003Zittelella xinjiangensis Liu et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
RankNameAuthor
suborderOrchocladinaRauff 1895
familyAnthaspidellidaeMiller 1889
genusZittelellaUlrich and Everett 1889
speciesxinjiangensis

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available