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Cruricella subspeciosa

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Ambocoeliidae

Taxonomy
Crurithyris subspeciosa was named by Liao (1980). Its type specimen is NIGP 43703 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Zhongying Section Bed 35 (QZ-22-19), Qinglong County, which is in a Changhsingian coastal siltstone/mudstone in China.

It was recombined as Cruricella subspeciosa by Waterhouse (1983).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Crurithyris subspeciosa Liao figs. Pl 8, figs 5-10
1983Cruricella subspeciosa Waterhouse p. 133 figs. Pl 4, fig 12

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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
superfamilyAmbocoelioideaGeorge 1931
familyAmbocoeliidae
subfamilyAmbocoeliinae
genusCruricella
speciessubspeciosa()

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 1983Transverse shell with no ventral sulcus.