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Orbiculoidea clintonensis

Lingulata - Lingulida - Disciniidae

Taxonomy
Orbiculoidea clintonensis was named by Waterhouse (1986). Its type specimen is NZGS BR 1180 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is GS1456, Steel's House Quarry, Clinton (G45/f9498), which is in a Changhsingian marine horizon in New Zealand.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Orbiculoidea clintonensis Waterhouse p. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumLinguliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classLingulataGorjansky and Popov 1985
orderLingulidaWaagen 1885
superfamilyDiscinoidea(Gray 1840)
familyDisciniidae(Gray 1840)
genusOrbiculoidead'Orbigny 1847
speciesclintonensis

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