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Araxathyris longa

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

Taxonomy
Composita longa was named by Zhang and Jin (1961). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Yan'gongtan, Longtan Fm, Jingxian County, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in the Longtan Formation of China.

It was recombined as Araxathyris longa by Zhan (1989) and Wu et al. (2018).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Composita longa Zhang and Jin p. 407 figs. Pl 2, figs 9-12
1982Composita longa Wang et al. p. 255 figs. Pl 94, fig 3
1989Araxathyris longa Zhan figs. Pl 28, figs 17-19
2018Araxathyris longa Wu et al. p. 359 figs. 10I-L

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderAthyrididaBoucot et al. 1964
suborderAthyrididinaBoucot et al. 1964
superfamilyAthyridoideaMcCoy 1844
familyAthyrididaeMcCoy 1841
subfamilySpirigerellinae
genusAraxathyris
specieslonga()

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