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Martiniopsis patella

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae

Taxonomy
Martiniopsis patella was named by Waterhouse (1967). Its type specimen is NZGS BR827 and is a mold. Its type locality is GS7356, Elbow Creek (D44/f9875), which is in a Changhsingian carbonate limestone in the Wairaki Breccia Formation of New Zealand.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Martiniopsis patella Waterhouse p. 93 fig. 8,29,30,31,33

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferida
suborderSpiriferidina
superfamilyMartinioidea
familyIngelarellidae
subfamilyIngelarellinae
genusMartiniopsis
speciespatella

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. B. Waterhouse 1967Large transverse Martiniopsis distinguished by the short lateral margins, straight or concave posterior walls, and broad, weakly sulcate anterior margin