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Spiriferella keilhavii

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Spiriferellidae

Spirifer keilhavii was named by von Buch (1847). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Mount Misery, Bjornoya, which is in a Sakmarian carbonate limestone in the Hambergfjellet Formation of Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

It was recombined as Spiriferina (Spiriferella) keilhavii by Tschernyschew (1902); it was recombined as Spiriferella keilhavii by Tschernyschew and Stepanow (1916), Grabau (1931), Lee and Gu (1980), Waterhouse and Waddington (1982), Abramov and Grigorieva (1988), Shi et al. (2002), Tazawa and Chen (2006) and Angiolini and Long (2008).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Spirifer keilhavii von Buch p. 74 fig. 2
1873Spirifer wilczecki Toula p. 271 figs. Pl 1, figs 3a,b
1875Spirifer draschei Toula p. 239 figs. Pl 7, fig 4
1902Spiriferina (Spiriferella) keilhavii Tschernyschew p. 126 figs. Pl 40, figs 1-4
1916Spiriferella keilhavii Tschernyschew and Stepanow p. 52 figs. Pl 11, figs 2,3
1916Spiriferella draschei Tschernyschew and Stepanow p. 54 figs. Pl 9,fig 2
1931Spiriferella keilhavii Grabau p. 164 figs. Pl 20, fig 9; pl 21, figs 1-5
1971Spiriferella draschei Brabb and Grant p. 17 figs. Pl 2, figs 26-28, 34, 35
1980Spiriferella keilhavii Lee and Gu p. 418 figs. Pl 178, fig 8
1982Spiriferella keilhavii Waterhouse and Waddington p. 28 figs. Pl 4, fig 15; pl 6, figs 3-14; text-figs 16e,g,h,i,19
1988Spiriferella keilhavii Abramov and Grigorieva
2002Spiriferella keilhavii Shi et al. p. 293 fig. 4.16,4.17
2006Spiriferella keilhavii Tazawa and Chen p. 335 fig. 6.2,6.2,6.8
2008Spiriferella keilhavii Angiolini and Long p. 93 figs. 9A-H

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
familySpiriferellidaeWaterhouse 1968

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.

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