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Orthotetes canadensis

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Orthotetidae

Taxonomy
Orthotetes canadensis was named by Shi and Waterhouse (1996). Its type specimen is GSC 96877 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is JBW109, Ettrain Creek, which is in a Sakmarian marine sandstone in the Jungle Creek Formation of Canada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Orthotetes canadensis Shi and Waterhouse p. 48 figs. Pl 2, figs 1-10; pl 3, figs 1-9,11

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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
familyOrthotetidae
genusOrthotetes
speciescanadensis

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