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Selindeochrea tecta

- Anabaritidae

Taxonomy
Selindeochrea tecta was named by Val'kov (1982). It is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Selindeochrea tecta Val'kov p. 68 figs. pl. 8 f. 18–27; pl. 9 f. 1–2
2009Selindeochrea tecta Kouchinsky et al. p. 288 fig. 46

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumProblematica
familyAnabaritidae
RankNameAuthor
genusSelindeochrea
speciestecta

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
A. Kouchinsky et al. 2009Selindeochrea species characterised by internal moulds that can be twisted through several revolutions, and V-shaped grooves between lobes narrowing distally.

DESCRIPTION. Internal moulds twisted anticlockwise, having three lobes with elongated transverse profiles narrowing distally (Fig. 46A, C, E). The lobes are separated by grooves that are V-shaped transversally (Fig. 46A, C) and become less distinct towards the initial part (Fig. 46B). In larger specimens the grooves are W-shaped in cross-section, with a central ridge carrying a median narrow groove (Fig. 46E). Between the lobes growth lines are arched and produce acute angles pointed towards the aperture (Fig. 46G).