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Arabatia africana

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Loboidothyrididae

Taxonomy
Charltonithyris africana was named by Weir (1929). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Bihendula (basal echinoid Bihin limestone), which is in a Bathonian/Bajocian carbonate limestone in the Bihin Limestone Formation of Somalia.

It was recombined as Arabatia africana by Alméras et al. (2010).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Charltonithyris africana Weir
1989Ectyphoria inflata Cooper
2010Arabatia africana Alméras et al. p. 63

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderTerebratulida
suborderTerebratulidina
superfamilyLoboidothyridoideaMakridin 1964
familyLoboidothyrididae
subfamilyLoboidothyridinae()
genusArabatia
speciesafricana()

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