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Tomiopsis regina

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Ingelarellidae

Taxonomy
Tomiopsis regina was named by Waterhouse (1987). Its type specimen is UQ F21499 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is UQ L1849, Cracow Station, which is in an Artinskian coastal siliciclastic in the Buffel Formation of Australia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Tomiopsis regina Waterhouse p. 28 figs. Pl 7, figs 3-6,8-10

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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
genusTomiopsisBenediktova 1956
speciesregina

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 1987Medium-sized shells with well defined sulcus and rounded fold, lacking subplicae or grooves, lateral plicae usually present in 3-5 pairs, ventral adminicula short to moderate in length, close-set; tabellae about 0.3 to 0.4 length of dorsal valve, scarcely diverging anteriorly.