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Neophricadothyris transversa

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

Taxonomy
Neophricadothyris transversa was named by Cooper and Grant (1976). Its type specimen is USNM 152513k, a shell (Articulated shell), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is USNM707m, Lenox Hills Formation, Lenox Hills, Glass Mountains, which is in a Sakmarian marine shale in the Lenox Hills Formation of Texas.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Neophricadothyris transversa Cooper and Grant p. 2255 figs. Pl 639, figs 1-28

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferida
suborderDelthyridinaIvanova 1972
superfamilyReticularioidea
familyElythidaeFredericks 1924
subfamilyPhricodothyridinaeCaster 1939
genusNeophricadothyris
speciestransversa

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 height227.832.4022.87.805.67

Composition: low Mg calcitep
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yesp
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Created: 2004-02-28 14:12:52
Modified: 2004-02-28 16:12:52
Source: o = order, c = class, p = phylum
Reference: Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Gzhelian to the top of the Artinskian or 303.70000 to 279.30000 Ma

Collections (21 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9USA (Texas) Neophricadothyris transversa (43476 43477 43483 43484 43489)
Asselian298.9 - 295.5USA (Texas) Neophricadothyris transversa (43468 43469 43472 43474 43475 43479 43481 43482 75938 75939 75952)
Sakmarian295.5 - 290.1USA (Texas) Neophricadothyris transversa (type locality: 43571 102612 106156)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Texas) Neophricadothyris transversa (105720 105840)