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Meekella heterofolda

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Meekellidae

Taxonomy
Meekella heterofolda was named by Liang (1990). It is a mold. Its type locality is Lengwu, upper Shiziling Member, Tonglu, which is in a Capitanian coastal marl/limestone in the Lengwu Formation of China.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Asiomeekella heterofolda Liang p. 121 figs. Pl 12, figs 1-6; text-fig 3
1990Meekella heterofolda Liang p. 123 figs. Pl 11, figs 6-10
1992Meekella perigeyerelloides Shen et al. p. 177 figs. Pl 2, figs 3-6
2007Meekella heterofolda Shen and Shi p. 17 figs. Pl 4, figs 1-4
2010Meekella heterofolda Angiolini and Carabelli p. 65 figs. Pl 3, figs 2-5; pl 4, figs 2,3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderOrthotetidaWaagen 1884
superfamilyOrthotetoidea
familyMeekellidae
subfamilyMeekellinae
genusMeekella
speciesheterofolda

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