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Mentzelia mentzeli

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Mentzeliidae

Taxonomy
Spirifer mentzeli was named by Dunker (1851).

It was recombined as Spiriferina (Mentzelia) mentzelii by Bittner (1890); it was recombined as Mentzelia mentzeli by Yang and Xu (1966), Dagys (1974), Xu (1978), Feng and Jiang (1978), Jin et al. (1979), Urosevic et al. (1992), Iordan (1993), Torti and Angiolini (1997) and Palfy (2003).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1851Spirifer mentzeli Dunker
1871Spirifer medianus Quenstedt
1890Spiriferina (Mentzelia) mentzelii Bittner p. 22 figs. Pl 34, figs 1-28
1966Mentzelia mentzeli Yang and Xu p. 53 figs. Pl 7, figs 5-9; text-fig 46
1974Mentzelia mentzeli Dagys p. 138
1978Mentzelia mentzeli Feng and Jiang p. 299 figs. Pl 106, fig 2
1978Mentzelia mentzeli Xu p. 293 figs. Pl 97, fig 10
1979Mentzelia mentzeli Jin et al. p. 175 figs. Pl 53, figs 13-16
1992Mentzelia mentzeli Urosevic et al. p. 475 figs. Pl. 1, Fig. 7
1993Mentzelia mentzeli Iordan figs. Pl 1, fig 14
1997Mentzelia mentzeli Torti and Angiolini p. 161 figs. Pl 1, figs 20,21; pl 3, figs 7-8
2003Mentzelia mentzeli Palfy p. 146 figs. Pl Br-I, 15

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferinidaIvanova 1972
suborderSpiriferinidinaIvanova 1972
superfamilySpiriferinoideaDavidson 1884
familyMentzeliidaeDagys 1974
subfamilyMentzeliinaeDagys 1974
genusMentzelia(Quenstedt 1871)
speciesmentzeli(Dunker 1851)

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 height611.56.9024.410.86.15

Composition: low Mg calcitep
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yesp
Life habit: low-level epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Created: 2018-11-10 18:08:52
Modified: 2018-11-10 18:08:52
Source: o = order, c = class, p = phylum
Reference: Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Pelsonian to the top of the Ladinian or 247.20000 to 237.00000 Ma

Collections (107 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Thailand Mentzelia mentzeli (44807)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Germany Spiriferina mentzelii (128179)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Slovenia Spiriferina mentzelii (136930)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Vietnam Mentzelia mentzeli (44763)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Italy Mentzelia mentzeli (29203 29204 29205 29210) Spiriferina mentzelii (128184 128186 128190 135865 135877 136185 136190 136266 136925 136926 136927 136928 136929 137008)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Hungary Spiriferina mentzelii (136931)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0China (Xizang) Mentzelia mentzeli (103241)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Croatia Spiriferina mentzelii (135872)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Austria Spiriferina mentzelii (113567 128182 135881 136921 136922 136923 136924)
Illyrian247.2 - 242.0Romania Mentzelia mentzeli (170256)
Illyrian247.2 - 242.0Hungary (Veszprem) Mentzelia mentzeli (43648 43670 43671 43672)
Illyrian247.2 - 242.0Italy (Lombardy) Mentzelia mentzeli (44531)
Middle Triassic - Anisian247.2 - 242.0China (Guizhou) Mentzelia mentzeli (111833 111855)
Pelsonian247.2 - 242.0Italy (Trentino-Alto Adige) Mentzelia mentzeli (81496)
Pelsonian247.2 - 242.0Slovakia Mentzelia mentzeli (23861)
Pelsonian247.2 - 242.0Italy (Vicentin) Mentzelia mentzeli (87260)
Pelsonian247.2 - 242.0Hungary Mentzelia mentzeli (40616 40617 40618 40621 40623 40624 40625 40626 40627 40630 40631 40632 40633 40634 40636 40637 40638 40639 40640 40641 40642 40643 40645 40648) Spiriferina mentzelii (128187 128189 136932)
Pelsonian247.2 - 242.0Serbia and Montenegro Mentzelia mentzeli (157932 157937 157938 157944)
Pelsonian - Illyrian247.2 - 242.0China (Guizhou) Mentzelia mentzeli (31611 31613 31614 31615 31616 31618 31619 31620 31621 31622 31623 31624 31625 31626 31627 31628 31630 31631 31632 44252 44347 152028)
Pelsonian - Illyrian247.2 - 242.0Hungary Mentzelia mentzelii (81051)
Pelsonian - Illyrian247.2 - 242.0Austria Spiriferina mentzelii (136180)
Anisian - Ladinian247.2 - 237.0China (Sichuan) Mentzelia mentzeli (123655)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Slovakia Mentzelia mentzeli (23867 44352)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Italy Mentzelia mentzeli (33375 33377 33380 33382 33390)
Fassanian242.0 - 235.0Italy Mentzelia mentzeli (33360)