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Melvillosia canadense

Strophomenata - Productida - Strophalosiidae

Taxonomy
Melvillosia canadense was named by Waterhouse (2001). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is GSC 35320, Hillock Point, Sabine Peninsula, Melville Island, which is in a Roadian marine horizon in the Assistance Formation of Canada. It is the type species of Melvillosia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Melvillosia canadense Waterhouse

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderProductidaSarycheva and Sokolskaya 1959
suborderStrophalosiidina
superfamilyStrophalosioidea
familyStrophalosiidae
genusMelvillosia
speciescanadense

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