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Araxathyris sinensis

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

Taxonomy
Araxathyris sinensis was named by Shen et al. (2004). Its type specimen is NIGP 135553, a shell (Conjoined shell), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Beifengjing Section, which is in a Changhsingian carbonate limestone in the Changxing Formation of China.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Araxathyris sinensis Shen et al. p. 888 figs. 3.11-3.24, 5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderAthyrididaBoucot et al. 1964
suborderAthyrididinaBoucot et al. 1964
superfamilyAthyridoideaMcCoy 1844
familyAthyrididaeMcCoy 1841
subfamilySpirigerellinae
genusAraxathyris
speciessinensis

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