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Kotlaia waterhousei

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Schizophoriidae

Taxonomy
Orthotichia waterhousei was named by Grant (1976). Its type specimen is USNM 211621, a shell (Articulated shell), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is USNM9268, Khao Tok Nam Hill, Rat Buri, which is in a Roadian marine limestone in the Rat Buri Formation of Thailand.

It was recombined as Kotlaia waterhousei by Angiolini et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Orthotichia waterhousei Grant pp. 35-36 figs. Pl 2, figs 16-30
2005Kotlaia waterhousei Angiolini et al. p. 180

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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
suborderDalmanellidinaMoore 1952
superfamilyEnteletoideaWaagen 1884
familySchizophoriidaeSchuchert and Le Vene 1929
genusKotlaia
specieswaterhousei()

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
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
shell height23.812.306.304.302.83

Composition: low Mg calcitep
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Created: 2004-02-28 14:11:06
Modified: 2009-04-11 14:18:14
Source: o = order, c = class, p = phylum
Reference: Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Roadian or 272.30000 to 268.80000 Ma

Collections (8 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ufimian - Kazanian279.5 - 268.0China (Qinghai) Orthotichia waterhousei (68580)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Thailand (Ratchaburi) Orthotichia indica (40954) Orthotichia waterhousei (40864 40865 type locality: 40936) Rhipidomella sp. (116879)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Thailand Orthotichia waterhousei (75565 75567)