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Lingulellotreta malongensis

Lingulata - Lingulida - Lingulellotretidae

Taxonomy
Lingulepis malongensis was named by Rong (1974) [Holotype lost.]. Its type specimen is NIGP 22154, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Lingulellotreta malongensis by Holmer et al. (1997).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Lingulepis malongensis Rong p. 114 figs. pl. 44, figs. 27, 32
1983Lingulellotreta ergalievi Koneva (in Gorjansky and Koneva
1983Lingulellotreta ergalievi Koneva in Gorjansky and Koneva p. 132 figs. pl. 28, figs. 1-8
1993Lingulepis malongensis Jin et al. p. 794
1997Lingulellotreta malongensis Holmer et al. p. 581

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumLinguliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classLingulataGorjansky and Popov 1985
orderLingulidaWaagen 1885
superfamilyLinguloideaMenke 1828
familyLingulellotretidaeKoneva and Popov 1983
genusLingulellotretaKoneva 1983
speciesmalongensis()

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
Y. G. Jin et al. 1993Shell small, up to 7 mm long, oval outline, pseu- dointerarea ranging from 0.25 to 0.35 of length; costae relatively coarse, discontinuous, spinose at frontal end.
L. E. Holmer et al. 1997Lingulellotretids with shell elongate oval to subtriangular, posteriorly acuminate; pseudointerareas of both valves with well-developed flexure lines; ventral pseudointer area orthocline; dorsal pseudointerarea with wide, concave median groove and short propareas; visceral areas of both valves not thickened; ventral visceral area extends to midvalve; dorsal visceral area with median tongue that extends somewhat anterior to midvalve.